dis- meaning

  "dis-" in a sentence
  • /dis-/ or di- /di-/
    1. (1) meaning in two, asunder, apart
    2. (2) meaning ‘not’ or a reversal
    3. (3) indicating a removal or deprivation
    4. (4) used intensively
      ORIGIN: L dis-, dī-

  • [Electronics]
    A prefix meaning “deprived of.” For the formation of electronic terms, the prefix must be distinguished from un-, meaning “not.” For example, a discharged body is one that was charged, but has been emptied of its charge. An uncharged body is one that ordinarily or presently is not charged.
  • dis:    Verb: dis (dissed, ...
  • dis.:    abbrev   ...
  • dis(s) (on) so:    [American slang]Sl ...


  1. "dis- " also used with verbs, adjectives and nouns to form opposites.

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