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

2 senses of dislocate

Sense 1
dislocate, luxate, splay, slip -- (move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
dislocate -- (put out of its usual place, position, or relationship; "The colonists displaced the natives")
       => displace -- (cause to move, usually with force or pressure; "the refugees were displaced by the war")

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