To dissolve the union or connection of; to disunite; to sever; to separate; to disperse.
- To sever or interrupt the connection of or between: disconnected the hose.
- Electricity To shut off the current in (an appliance) by removing its connection to a power source.
- To sever or interrupt a connection.
- A lack of connection; a disparity: "There is a cosmic disconnect between what the voters want and what the party of the corporate interests can give them” ( Bob Herbert).