Part of speech:
(Informal) To take place or happen; proceed:
To remove from association or union with something:
(Chemistry) The process by which the action of a solvent or a change in physical condition, as in pressure or temperature, causes a molecule to split into simpler groups of atoms, single atoms, or ions.
A break in friendly relations
An invalidation, as of a marriage, by the decree of a court
A court order establishing this arrangement.
The termination, cessation, or winding up of a legal entity such as a corporation or partnership; the consensual or judicially ordered undoing of a contract by placing the parties back into the positions they held before entering into it; the termination of a marriage. The termination, cessation, or winding up of a legal entity such as a corporation or partnership; the consensual or judicially ordered undoing of a contract by placing the parties back into the positions they held before entering into it; the termination of a marriage.
(Geol.) A large fault along which tectonic movement was mainly lateral
A breach or division in a group, between persons, etc.
(Computers) A section of storage space on a hard disk.
A breaking up or separating into two or more parts, units, groups, etc.
A loss of control or composure.
To place in different groups; sort:
To become broken into parts or disunited.
To cancel out
(Baseball) To take a large lead in a game.
To comb (hair, for example) away from a dividing line, as on the scalp.
To cause to disappear or vanish; dispel:
To destroy or take away the unity of; divide or separate
To separate; make or become distinct; divide
(--- Logic) The relation between the alternatives of a disjunctive proposition
A severing or cutting off; in criminal law the process of bringing a particular charge out of many so that only one issue, or a few closely related ones, is before the jury at a time, while reserving the right to bring other charges later; the separating of the claims of two or more parties for any of a number of reasons; the ending of a joint tenancy.
To take apart or come apart at the joints.
(Biology) To mutate or change morphologically, often reversibly.
(Obs.) To become separated
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