disrupt
I verb agitate, annoy, break apart, cause chaos, cause confusion, cause scission, confuse, create a disturbance, create disorder, derange, disarrange, discompose, discontinue, dishevel, disjoin, disorder, disorganize, disquiet, dissociate, distract, disturb, embroil, fluster, get in the way, hinder, impede, infringe, intercept, interfere, intermit, interrupt, intervene, intrude, meddle, mess up, mix up, obstruct, overturn, perturb, prevent, rend asunder, ruffle, rupture, split up, stir up, stop, sunder, suspend, thwart, unsettle, upset II index circumvent, counteract, damage, disconcert, discontinue (break continuity), disorganize, foil, overthrow, subvert

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  • disrupt — dis‧rupt [dɪsˈrʌpt] verb [transitive] to prevent a situation, event, system etc from working in the normal way: • Traders are worried that war would disrupt ocean shipping. • The union have threatened to disrupt services if their members are not… …   Financial and business terms

  • Disrupt — est un groupe crustcore/grindcore fondé en 1990 à Boston aux États Unis. Bien que le groupe n’ait officiellement sorti qu’un seul album (Unrest on Relapse), il a acquis un statut de groupe culte parmi les fans du genre, principalement grâce aux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Disrupt — Allgemeine Information …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • disrupt — [v1] upset, disorganize agitate, bollix, confuse, disarray, discombobulate, discompose, disorder, disturb, mess up, mix up, muck up*, muddle, muddy the waters*, psych out*, put off, rattle, rattle one’s cage*, rummage, screw up*, shake, spoil,… …   New thesaurus

  • Disrupt — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disrupt — dis*rupt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disrupted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disrupting}.] 1. To break asunder; to rend. Thomson. [1913 Webster] 2. to destroy the continuity of, usually temporarily; as, electrical power was disrupted by the hurricane. [PJC] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disrupt — 1650s, but rare before c.1820, from L. disruptus, pp. of disrumpere (see DISRUPTION (Cf. disruption)). Or perhaps a back formation from disruption. Related: Disrupted; disrupting. As a pp. adj. meaning torn, severed attested from early 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • disrupt — ► VERB ▪ interrupt or disturb (an activity or process). DERIVATIVES disrupter (also disruptor) noun disruption noun disruptive adjective. ORIGIN Latin disrumpere break apart …   English terms dictionary

  • disrupt — [dis rupt′, dis′rupt′] vt., vi. [< L disruptus, pp. of disrumpere, to break apart < dis , apart (see DIS ) + rumpere, to break: see RUPTURE] 1. to break apart; split up; rend asunder 2. to disturb or interrupt the orderly course of (a… …   English World dictionary

  • disrupt — verb ADVERB ▪ badly (esp. BrE), seriously, severely, significantly ▪ The bad weather has seriously disrupted supplies of food. ▪ completely, totally …   Collocations dictionary

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