HyperDic: dislocate

English > 2 senses of the word dislocate:
VERBchangedislocate, luxate, splay, slipmove out of position
changedislocateput out of its usual place, position, or relationship
dislocate > pronunciation
Soundsdih'slowkeyt
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > dislocate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMove out of position.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"dislocate joints"
Synonymsluxate, splay, slip
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishdislocar, luxar
Catalandislocar
Nounsdislocationan event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
dislocationa displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
English > dislocate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningput out of its usual place, position, or relationship.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
BroaderdisplaceCause to move, usually with force or pressure
Nounsdislocationthe act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
dislocationan event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
dislocationa displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)

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