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disconnect

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisconnectdis‧con‧nect1 /ˌdɪskəˈnekt/ ●●○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 TPESWITCH ON OR OFF[transitive] to remove the supply of power, gas, water etc from a machine or piece of equipment opp connectdisconnect something from something 🔊 Always disconnect the machine from the mains first. 🔊 The family agreed to disconnect her life support system.2 JOIN something TOGETHER[intransitive, transitive] to separate something from the thing it is connected to, or to become separated opp connectdisconnect from 🔊 Two freight cars disconnected from the train engine.disconnect something from something 🔊 Disconnect part A from part D.3 [transitive] to officially stop supplying a service, such as water, telephone, electricity, or gas, to a house or other building opp connect 🔊 Eleven percent of households were disconnected for non-payment of bills.4 [intransitive, transitive] if you disconnect or become disconnected from your feelings, family, society etc, you no longer feel as though you belong or have a relationship with themdisconnect from 🔊 Divorced men can too easily become disconnected from their children.5 TCT[transitive] to break the telephone connection between two people opp connectdisconnection /-ˈnekʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
disconnectI'll have to call him back - we got disconnected.I tried to call the company, but the phone number had been disconnected.The cell phone that allows you to connect, makes it impossible to disconnect.Fortunately, many types of pump can be restarted without having to be disconnected and dismantled.We exhort you to disconnect, discard and move on, acquire a certain agility as consumers.Is it possible to disconnect each thing from itself and still arrive at a recognisable record?Unlike other memory chips, flash does not lose the stored contents when the computer is disconnected from a power supply.To operate, always fill the water tank while the machine is disconnected from the mains socket.Hauserman said people are disconnecting or ignoring the devices.Disconnect the battery and recharge it.Once a car has started, the engine would continue to run even if you disconnected the battery.Salazar's family agreed to disconnect the life support system.disconnect fromTwo freight cars disconnected from the train engine and fell into a river near Dhaka.
disconnectdisconnect2 noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 when two people or groups no longer understand or have a relationship with each other 🔊 the disconnect between the ordinary public and the concerns of politiciansFrom Longman Business Dictionarydisconnectdis‧con‧nect /ˌdɪskəˈnekt/ verb [intransitive, transitive] COMPUTINGto end the connection between a computer and the Internetdisconnect fromTo read the posting offline, just double click on it and then disconnect from the Internet.I kept trying to disconnect my Internet connection, but in the end I gave up and just switched the machine off.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
disconnect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydisconnect
he, she, itdisconnects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydisconnected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave disconnected
he, she, ithas disconnected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad disconnected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill disconnect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have disconnected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam disconnecting
he, she, itis disconnecting
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you, we, theyare disconnecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas disconnecting
you, we, theywere disconnecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been disconnecting
he, she, ithas been disconnecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been disconnecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be disconnecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been disconnecting
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