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What is the opposite of connect?

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Opposite of to bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established
“Remove the brake drums, disconnect the cables from the shoes, and remove them from the backing plates.”
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Opposite of to meld or join together into a single unit
“It will be powered by a fission reactor that will split uranium atoms, releasing heat that can be converted into electricity.”
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Opposite of to associate in the mind
“So that weekend, Steven drank half a bottle of whisky to give him courage and to dissociate himself from reality, an operation that was never difficult.”
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Opposite of to meet or socialize with others
“Many clients hide parts of themselves from their families, others are ostracized from them, and some even choose to disassociate from those they love.”
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Opposite of to be in mental or emotional harmony with (another person)
“Even if he does distance himself emotionally from women, his denial cannot eradicate or repair loss and grief but repress them.”
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Opposite of to link, unite or fuse together (by weaving)
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(in sport) Opposite of to score a point when an object is placed into an area designated for such an activity
“The club does not pay him exorbitant amounts of money to miss easy shots like that.”
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Opposite of to come into contact with something or each other
“The road will diverge on either side of the bridge to join the old road on each side.”
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(usually anatomy) Opposite of to form a joint or connect by joints
“That is the kind of cat-walk where you're constantly worried she might dislocate her hip joints.”
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Opposite of to interact with or engage in communication
“My students listen intently to the discourse on contemporary notions of nature and urbanity.”
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Opposite of to put together using parts or materials
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Opposite of to form or have a close personal relationship with
“My sister and I may be twins, but we clash frequently.”
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Opposite of to quickly become friendly or intimate
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Opposite of to join together via a locking action or mechanism
“I see my aunt spread her fingers and point them, root-like, at the ground, and the wisps begin to rise around her feet.”
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Opposite of transfer data to a server
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Opposite of to make operational
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Opposite of to discuss or have talks in order to reach an agreement or compromise
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Opposite of to start or activate a switch or device
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Opposite of to be applicable or relevant
“Those who concoct these systems exempt themselves from condemnation.”
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Opposite of to connect a device electronically or to an electrical outlet
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Opposite of to be connected with
“Boat holds are a core exercise in which you sit on your bottom and lift your feet off the ground with your knees straight and toes pointed.”
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Opposite of to connect from a remote location
“I feel like we connect emotionally better when we touch each other.”
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