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Definition 1: to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms - [verb of change]

Samples where dissociate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions

(dissociate is a kind of ...) separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

(dissociate belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 2: regard as unconnected - [verb of cognition]

Samples where dissociate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you must dissociate these two events!
  • decouple our foreign policy from ideology

Synonyms for dissociate in the sense of this definition

(dissociate is a kind of ...) mark as different

"We distinguish several kinds of maple"

Samples where dissociate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

Synonyms for dissociate in the sense of this definition

(dissociate is a kind of ...) discontinue an association or relation; go different ways

"The business partners broke over a tax question" "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage" "My friend and I split up"

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