Complete Definition of "dissociate"

English

Verb
en-verb|dissociates|dissociating|dissociated

  1. transitive To make unrelated, to sever a connection, separate.

#: A number of group members wish to dissociate themselves from the majority.

  1. context|transitive|chemistry To separate compounds into simpler component parts, usually by applying heat or through electrolysis.

#: We dissociated the lead iodide into its elements by heating

  1. intransitive To part, to stop associating.
  2. context|intransitive|chemistry To undergo dissociation.

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Antonyms
associate

Derived terms
dissociation

Translations
trans-top|make unrelated
Dutch: t+|nl|scheiden, t+|nl|afscheiden, t+|nl|zich t|nl|distantiëren
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trans-top|separate compounds into simpler parts
Dutch: t+|nl|scheiden
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trans-top|part, stop associating
Dutch: t+|nl|zich t+|nl|scheiden
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trans-top|undergo dissociation
Dutch: t+|nl|zich t+|nl|scheiden, t|nl|dissociëren
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