What are some alternative words for disrupt?

Synonyms for disrupt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term disrupt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off(verb)

    make a break in

    "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

    fragmentise, fragmentize, amputate, decompose, collapse, interrupt, cut, crash, chip, split up, pick, cut out, dismantle, break up, knap, recess, lop off, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, dissolve, chop off, crack, disassemble, break apart, break off, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, disturb

  2. disrupt(verb)

    throw into disorder

    "This event disrupted the orderly process"

    break up, cut off, interrupt

  3. interrupt, disrupt(verb)

    interfere in someone else's activity

    "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"

    break up, disturb, break, cut off, interrupt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "disrupt":

    disturb, upset, interrupt, destabilize, perturb, hinder, interfere, undermine, distort, disturbance, dismantle, derail, hamper, denormalize, impede


  1. List of known nicknames for "Disrupt":

    Jan Gleichmar

How to pronounce disrupt?

US English

How to say disrupt in sign language?

  1. disrupt

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use disrupt in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Bailey:

    It works well today. There is no reason to disrupt that model.

  2. Chief Executive Mary Barra:

    Our goal is to disrupt ourselves, and own the customer relationship beyond the car.

  3. Michael Harley:

    If I were the Big Three truck makers at this point, I would be concerned, because, remember, nobody ever expected Elon Musk's Model 3 to disrupt BMW Audi, and those guys, you know, now it's outselling all three of those brands.

  4. Pentagon Press:

    We are confident that the removal from the terrorist network of this experienced Al Shabaab commander with extensive operational experience will disrupt near-term attack planning, potentially saving many innocent lives.

  5. Mohammad Shahid Sheikh:

    We are doing everything legally, but these people harass us and disrupt our work for no reason.

Translations for disrupt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for disrupt »


Find a translation for the disrupt synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of disrupt

  1. disrupt

Discuss these disrupt synonyms with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


    "disrupt." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 26 Feb. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/disrupt>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for disrupt?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. heavy
    • B. floaty
    • C. perky
    • D. chirpy

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for disrupt:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.