dislocate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/ˈdɪsləkeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theydislocate
he/she/itdislocates
present participledislocating
past tensedislocated
past participledislocated
  1. 1
    to do something that forces a bone out of its normal position in its socket
  2. 2
    to cause changes that spoil the way that something usually works or happens

derived word

dislocation

 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/ˌdɪsləˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singulardislocation
pluraldislocations