Synonyms for dissect
- break up
- lay open
Antonyms for dissect
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISSECT
The sensation astonished him so much that he lacked the courage to dissect it.
"Got the sack, I suppose," he said, and began to dissect a chicken.
I'm going to take up every statement he made tonight and dissect it—every point.
Were you to dissect him, and inspect his stomach, you would find no milk there.
“Dissect him,” said Dyke, who was on his knees with his sharp sheath-knife in his hand.
And why does metaphysic make no attempt to dissect this fact?
Dissect him how I may, then, I but go skin deep; I know him not, and never will.
Let us dissect the caterpillar and apply the lens to its mosaic.
In July, the season for the wedding-dress, let us dissect him under water.
With these precautionary hints in mind, we will now proceed to dissect a bird.
c.1600, from Latin dissectus, past participle of dissecare "to cut to pieces" (see dissection). Or perhaps a back-formation from dissection. Related: Dissected; dissecting.