What does the word disconnect mean?

Usage examples for disconnect

  1. Though the civil and political rights of one class of them were acknowledged three years previous, yet they found they could not, even if they desired it, disconnect themselves from the slaves. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. When He wills to disconnect us from this nearness, there is nothing in all the universe so poor, so destitute, so sad, so lonely as ourself. – The Romance of the Soul by Lilian Staveley
  3. Another annoyance was when the telephones had been cut off; a man with a small black bag mysteriously appearing to disconnect them, and as mysteriously vanishing when once their separated parts lay useless on the floor. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris