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Meaning of DISRUPT

Pronunciation:  dis'rupt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  throw into disorder; "This event disrupted the orderly process"
  2. [v]  interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
  3. [v]  make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

DISRUPT is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: break up, cut off, interrupt, interrupt
 See Also: barge in, barge in, block, break, break in, break in, break off, burst in on, burst upon, butt in, butt in, chime in, chime in, chisel in, chisel in, come in, cut, cut in, cut in, cut short, discontinue, harass, heckle, inject, interject, intermit, interpose, jam, pause, punctuate, put away, put in, put in, stop, stop over, take off, take time off, throw in



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dis*rupt"\, a. [L. disruptus, diruptus, p. p. of
    disrumpere, to break or burst asunder; dis- + rumpere to
    break, burst. See {Rupture}.]
    Rent off; torn asunder; severed; disrupted.
  2. \Dis*rupt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disrupted}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Disrupting}.]
    To break asunder; to rend. --Thomson.
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