Synonyms for dislocate

Synonyms for (verb) dislocate

Synonyms: dislocate

Definition: put out of its usual place, position, or relationship

Usage: The colonists displaced the natives

Similar words: displace

Definition: cause to move, usually with force or pressure

Usage: the refugees were displaced by the war

Synonyms: splay, slip, luxate, dislocate

Definition: move out of position

Usage: dislocate joints; the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant