What is the antonym of “connects”?
The antonyms of connects are disconnect, separate, and detach. These words convey the opposite meaning of connecting or joining something together. They imply a break in the continuity or flow of something.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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To break the connection or link between two or more things.
He had to disconnect the old printer before installing the new one.
To divide or split something into different parts or sections.
She used a knife to separate the cake into equal pieces.
To remove or separate something from its original position or context.
He had to detach the broken part from the machine before replacing it.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Disconnect implies breaking a connection or link between two or more things.
- 2Separate implies dividing or splitting something into different parts or sections.
- 3Detach implies removing or separating something from its original position or context.
Good things to know
- 1Technology: Use disconnect when referring to electronic devices or networks.
- 2Physical Objects: Use separate when referring to objects that can be divided or split.
- 3Emotions: Use detach when referring to emotions or feelings that need to be separated from a situation or person.