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Verb: disrupt  dis'rúpt
  1. Make a break in
    "We disrupt the program for the following messages";
    - interrupt, break up, cut off
  2. Throw into disorder
    "This event disrupted the orderly process"
  3. Interfere in someone else's activity
    "Please don't disrupt me while I'm on the phone";
    - interrupt

Derived forms: disrupted, disrupting, disrupts

Type of: barge in [informal], break, break in, break off, butt in, chime in [informal], chip in [informal], cut in, discontinue, put in, stop

Encyclopedia: Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide