AskDefine | Define disarticulate

Dictionary Definition

disarticulate v : separate at the joints; "disjoint the chicken before cooking it" [syn: disjoint]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. to disjoint
  2. to amputate a limb at a joint without cutting the bone


to disjoint

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abrupt, alienate, cast off, cast out, cut adrift, cut off, cut out, delete, depart, disarrange, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, disjoint, dislocate, displace, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, eject, estrange, expel, isolate, leave, luxate, part, pull away, pull back, pull out, segregate, separate, sequester, set apart, set aside, shut off, split, stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside, step aside, subtract, throw off, throw out, uncouple, unhinge, unjoint, unseat, unyoke, withdraw
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