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

3 senses of take apart

Sense 1
disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart -- (take apart into its constituent pieces)
       => destroy, destruct -- (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house")

Sense 2
dismember, take apart, discerp -- (divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war")
       => separate, divide, part -- (come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated")

Sense 3
analyze, analyse, break down, dissect, take apart -- (make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound")

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