Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb decouple

4 senses of decouple

Sense 1
uncouple, decouple -- (disconnect or separate; "uncouple the hounds")
       => disconnect -- (make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten)

Sense 2
decouple, dissociate -- (regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology")
       => distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart -- (mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple")

Sense 3
decouple -- (eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive))
       => extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with -- (terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts")

Sense 4
decouple -- (reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another))
       => extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with -- (terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts")

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