dislocate

All Verb Noun
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  • Some time ago my little girl, then three years old, dislocated her shoulder. Cited from Science and Health/Key to The Scriptures, by Eddy
  • As a result large numbers of rural people were dislocated - also to forest areas.
  • He might had she let him, have so dislocated her life. Cited from A Fountain Sealed, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • He then told me that both of his arms were dislocated. Cited from Travels in Alaska, by John Muir
  • And yet our war efforts had done little to dislocate the normal lives of most of us. Cited from The Fireside Chats of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • The original order of the groups themselves appears to have been dislocated. Cited from Introduction to the Old Testament,John E. McFadyen
  • That is the reason why it so often seems dislocated and out of joint. Cited from Memories of Jane Cunningham Croly, "Jenny June", by Various
  • The city did not fall for another month, greatly dislocating the British operations.
  • A dislocated shoulder sustained during his third game kept him out until late November.
  • Broken hearts and dislocated families had been set to rights in that room. Cited from True to his Colours, by Theodore P. Wilson
  • The following season, he dislocated his knee during the pre-season, and played only three games.
  • It stood for approximately ten years until another flood dislocated the bridge.
  • I followed his example, and finding no bones dislocated, my spirits rose again. Cited from Salt Water, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • He came on off the bench before having to leave the field after dislocating his shoulder.
  • To do it then and there invited a dislocated shoulder when he struck the hard ground. Cited from Boys of Columbia High on the Gridiron,G. B. Forbes
  • A few weeks later he dislocated his shoulder, causing him to miss the rest of the season.
  • He extended one arm to protect his head, and his shoulder was dislocated on impact.
  • With an effort that almost dislocated his neck he twisted himself so he could look back of him. Cited from The Danger Trail, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Little by little this sort of thing dislocates important parts. Cited from The Brighton Boys with the Flying Corps, by James R. Driscoll
  • When he goes away for short holiday, public business entirely dislocated. Cited from Punch, Vol. 100, June 6, 1891, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
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Meaning of dislocate

  • verb Move out of position
    dislocate joints, the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically
  • verb Put out of its usual place, position, or relationship
    The colonists displaced the natives