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disintegrate

dis·in·te·grate

disintegrate

 
pronunciation:
dihs In t greIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: disintegrated, disintegrates, disintegrating
definition 1: to come apart; break down into component parts or fragments.
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synonyms:
break, crumble, dissolve, shatter
antonyms:
unite
similar words:
decompose, disband, disperse, molder, scatter
definition 2: to decay or be transformed, as an atomic nucleus bombarded by high-energy particles.
similar words:
decompose
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to break down or reduce to component parts; destroy.
synonyms:
decompose, dissolve, molder, shatter
antonyms:
integrate, unite
similar words:
crumble, destroy, disband, disperse
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derivations: disintegrative (adj.), disintegration (n.), disintegrator (n.)
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