Antonyms for dislocate
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : dis-loh-keyt, dis-loh-keyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈdɪs loʊˌkeɪt, dɪsˈloʊ keɪt|
Definition of dislocateOrigin :
- c.1600, from earlier adjective or past participle dislocate "out of joint" (c.1400), from Medieval Latin dislocatus, past participle of dislocare "put out of place," from Latin dis- "away" (see dis-) + locare "to place" (see locate). Related: Dislocated; dislocating.
- verb displace
- The latter did so with a vigor that threatened to dislocate the armor itself.
- Extract from : « Adrift on the Pacific » by Edward S. Ellis
- Behold him then, rubbing and rubbing, in a way to dislocate the muscles of his arm and shoulder.
- Extract from : « Godfrey Morgan » by Jules Verne
- "I can play the violin, and I can dislocate," said Mattia breathlessly.
- Extract from : « Nobody's Boy » by Hector Malot
- As if he'd dislocate his jaw, His relatives all hasten where He waits them with a crafty air.
- Extract from : « Blacky the Crow » by Thornton W. Burgess
- "If I could lay my hands on him, I'd dislocate him," said K, snapping his eyes.
- Extract from : « On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck » by R. Pitcher Woodward
- That one fellow will dislocate his neck, if he doesnt look out.
- Extract from : « The Motor Boys Over the Ocean » by Clarence Young
- His feet were placed in the stocks, which were distended, so as to dislocate his legs.
- Extract from : « The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16) » by Sabine Baring-Gould
- He doesn't care; you may sleep, or dislocate your jaws, as you please.
- Extract from : « The Knickerbocker, Vol. 10, No. 4, October 1837 » by Various
- He would contort your muscles and dislocate your bones like any osteopath.
- Extract from : « The Book of Tea » by Kakuzo Okakura
- "A man's been known to dislocate his jaw, yawning like that," said Calhoun detachedly.
- Extract from : « The Hate Disease » by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Synonyms for dislocate
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