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VERB (2)

1. move out of position;
- Example: "dislocate joints"
- Example: "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;
- Example: "The colonists displaced the natives"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dislocate \Dis"lo*cate\, a. [LL. dislocatus, p. p.] Dislocated. --Montgomery. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster] After some time the strata on all sides of the globe were dislocated. --Woodward. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
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"
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