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Definition of Asunder

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apart, into pieces, in shreds
separated over a wide area
Asunder Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(adv.)
Apart; separate from each other; into parts; in two; separately; into or in different pieces or places.
  
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asunder
\a*sun"der\ (&?;), adv. [pref. a- + sunder.] apart; separate from each other; into parts; in two; separately; into or in different pieces or places. i took my staff, even beauty, and cut it asunder. xi. 10. as wide asunder as pole and pole.

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Origin
From the christian marriage ceremony. 'Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.' Taken from the Bible; Matthew 19:6.
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Adjective
1. widely separated especially in space; "as wide asunder as pole from pole"
(synonym) asunder(p)
(similar) separate

Adverb
1. into parts or pieces; "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder"
(synonym) apart
Asunder Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Asunder (as in the expression "to rip asunder") is a GTK+-based CD-ripping program that works on Linux. It doesn't have dependencies for GNOME libraries.

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