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synonyms for dislocate

  • break
  • disarticulate
  • disconnect
  • disengage
  • disjoint
  • disorder
  • disrupt
  • disturb
  • disunite
  • divide
  • jumble
  • misplace
  • move
  • remove
  • rummage
  • separate
  • shift
  • transfer
  • unhinge
  • upset
  • mix up
  • put out of joint
See also synonyms for: dislocated
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antonyms for dislocate

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  • agree
  • arrange
  • attach
  • combine
  • connect
  • couple
  • fasten
  • fix
  • hold
  • join
  • keep
  • link
  • order
  • organize
  • place
  • remain
  • stay
  • unite
  • keep together
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How to use dislocate in a sentence

At such moments the auto would come back to the trail with a crash that threatened to dislocate every spring in its composition.
THE MOTOR RANGERS THROUGH THE SIERRASMARVIN WEST
And he shook Nansen by the hand so heartily as well nigh to dislocate his wrist, his dark eyes beaming with delight.
FRIDTJOF NANSENJACOB B. BULL
A reasonable amount of hard shaking would dislocate its muddy basis and engulf the city.
MEXICO AND ITS RELIGIONROBERT A. WILSON
The devil we don't know is what we'll become if we radically dislocate Syndic life and attitudes.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
We're going to have a little bridge built over that ditch on Lane Avenue so's we women don't dislocate our joints jumping over it.
GREEN VALLEYKATHARINE REYNOLDS
May his unsightly face, and more hideous body dislocate itself in a deceitful ataxia (for they're still at these old tricks)!
BARKS AND PURRSCOLETTE WILLY, AKA COLETTE
Then it swayed to and fro so violently as almost to dislocate the big pillar-like legs, of which there are eight.
PSYCHIC PHENOMENAEDWARD T. BENNETT
He might have had a tumble, but nothing to do him any serious injury,—nothing to break a bone, or dislocate a joint.
THE BOY SLAVESMAYNE REID
But first, before they staked her, their plan was to dislocate her joints and break the big bones of the arms and legs.
JERRY OF THE ISLANDSJACK LONDON
And only yesterday I was yawning so as to dislocate my jaw, and declaring that there was nothing new under the sun!
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DISLOCATE

  • detach
  • dislocate
  • luxate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.