disassociate disassociate  /ˌdɪs ə ˈsoʊ ʃi eɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) part; cease or break association with

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Reasoning that the odds of being hit are slim, people learn to disassociate the sound of bombs from death.
  2. And maybe they expected that the two other, older band members would disassociate themselves from Maines.
  3. Even before Sunday's results, many conservative candidates had sought to disassociate their campaigns from the increasingly unpopular President.

News

  • WWE says wrestling not at fault in girl's death

    WWLTV.com Email: webteam@wwltv.com | Twitter: @WWLTV TERRYTOWN, La. --  WWE issued a second statement in as many days in an attempt disassociate the professional wrestling organization with the death of a 5-year-old girl who died after her step-brother  performed what the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office termed "'WWE' style wrestling moves" on the girl. "Authorities have already charged the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans

Quotes

  1. "I know members of our Guard and Reserves oftentimes don't think of themselves as veterans, they see themselves as going back to their same jobs; they sort of disassociate themselves with the VA system," said Murray, a member of the Senate...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Patty Murray Source: MLive.com

  2. "It's an odd time for Hekmatyar to jump ship," said Jones. "His organization has been so deeply involved and successful in attacks. To suddenly disassociate himself from a strong Taliban and speak to Karzai is really an interesting...
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Seth Jones Source: Guardian Unlimited

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