To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a bone: To remove from its normal connections with a neighboring bone; to put out of joint; to move from its socket; to disjoint; as, to dislocate your bones.
- To put out of usual or proper place, position, or relationship.
- To displace (a body part), especially to displace a bone from its normal position.
- To throw into confusion or disorder; disrupt: a continuing drought that dislocated the state's economy.