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

3 senses of disrupt

Sense 1
interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")
       => break, break off, discontinue, stop -- (prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations")

Sense 2
disrupt -- (throw into disorder; "This event disrupted the orderly process")

Sense 3
interrupt, disrupt -- (interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone")
       => chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break in -- (break into a conversation; "her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation")

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