Cite
 

Synonyms of taking apart

Noun


1. dismemberment, taking apart, mutilation, torture, torturing

usage: the removal of limbs; being cut to pieces

Verb


1. disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart, destroy, destruct

usage: take apart into its constituent pieces

2. dismember, take apart, discerp, separate, divide, part

usage: divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war"

3. analyze, analyse, break down, dissect, take apart

usage: make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.