Definition of


  1. (verb, change) break apart or in two, using violence

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Alternate forms of Sunder

Hypernyms: break up, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize

Origin of the word Sunder

  1. O.E. sundrian, from sundor "separately, apart," from P.Gmc. *sunder (cf. O.N. sundr, O.Fris. sunder, O.H.G. suntar "aside, apart"), from PIE base *sen(e)- denoting "separation" (cf. Skt. sanutar "far away," Avestan hanare "without," Gk. ater "without," L. sine "without," O.C.S. svene "without," … more

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