What is the opposite of connecting?

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Noun
Opposite of the action of joining together, or the fact of being joined together
Noun
Opposite of the action of fitting together the component parts of a machine or other object
Noun
Opposite of a series of interconnected things
Preposition
Opposite of indicating a connection involving two or more parties
“There is a huge divide separating the engineers and the field staff, practically and cognitively.”
Adjective
Opposite of situated or living nearby or adjacent to
Adjective
Opposite of adjacent to, or being in contact with at some point or line
Adjective
Opposite of relating to intersectionality
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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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