disassociate v : part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president" [syn: dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint]
Pronunciation(UK) /əˈsəʊʃieɪt/ or
- To separate oneself
from a person or situation.
- After the scandal, the political party disassociated itself from the questionable candidate.
- To separate into
smaller discrete units.
- The problem is easier to understand if you disassociate the variables.
- To separate from related items.
- The fabric of the coat disassociated when I washed it.