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4 definitions found
 for dislocate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dislocate \Dis"lo*cate\, a. [LL. dislocatus, p. p.]
     Dislocated. --Montgomery.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dislocate \Dis"lo*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dislocated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Dislocating.] [LL. dislocatus, p. p. of
     dislocare; dis- + locare to place, fr. locus place. See
     Locus.]
     To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a
     bone: To remove from its normal connections with a
     neighboring bone; to put out of joint; to move from its
     socket; to disjoint; as, to dislocate your bones. --Shak.
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           After some time the strata on all sides of the globe
           were dislocated.                         --Woodward.
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           And thus the archbishop's see, dislocated or out of
           joint for a time, was by the hands of his holiness set
           right again.                             --Fuller.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dislocate
      v 1: move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial
           hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically" [syn:
           dislocate, luxate, splay, slip]
      2: put out of its usual place, position, or relationship; "The
         colonists displaced the natives"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "dislocate":
     clutter, derange, disarrange, disarray, disarticulate, discompose,
     dishevel, disjoint, disorder, disorganize, displace, disrupt,
     disturb, jumble, litter, luxate, mess, mess up, misarrange, mix up,
     muss, muss up, remove, ruffle, rummage, rumple, scatter, shift,
     ship, tousle, transfer, unhinge, unjoint, unseat
  
  

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