Definition of Sunder

1. Verb. Break apart or in two, using violence.




Definition of Sunder

1. v. t. To disunite in almost any manner, either by rending, cutting, or breaking; to part; to put or keep apart; to separate; to divide; to sever; as, to sunder a rope; to sunder a limb; to sunder friends.

2. v. i. To part; to separate.

3. n. A separation into parts; a division or severance.

4. v. t. To expose to the sun and wind.

Definition of Sunder

1. Adjective. (dialectal or obsolete) Sundry; different. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To break or separate or to break apart, especially with force. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To part, separate. ¹

4. Noun. a separation into parts; a division or severance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunder

1. to break apart [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunder

sunchoke
sunchokes
suncream
suncup
suncups
sundae
sundaes
sundance
sundances
sundari
sundaris
sundart
sundarts
sundeck
sundecks
sunder (current term)
sunder out
sunderance
sundered
sunderer
sunderers
sundering
sunderling
sunders
sundew
sundew family
sundew plant
sundews
sundial
sundial lupine

Literary usage of Sunder

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"When both thi chiefs are sunder d from th« fight, Then to the lawful king restore his right. ... give me thunder ; —Jove may kill, but ne'er shall sunder. ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"INTITLED *THE RENDING IN sunder." REVEALED AT MECCA IN THE name of the most merciful GOD. When the heaven shall be rent in sunder, and shall obey its LORD, ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"High spirit on his horses ; thence in wrath Hasted behind Adrastus' Son, and brake His yoke in sunder ; off the course his mares Stra/d and the pole was ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"... and strength destroyed For brotherhoods broken in sunder, And statecraft quite made void ! Alas ! for America's glory 1 Told as a dream of the night ! ..."

5. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1890)
"... conirostris, sunder. Tent. p. 55 (1872) ; Sharpe, PZS 1874, p. 631 ; id. ed. Layard's BS Afr. p. 508 (1883). female (typical specimen). ..."

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