asunder

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adv. apart (See disjunction, distance).
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [In pieces]
Syn. apart, in two, in half, in pieces, into pieces, to shreds, in bits and pieces, into bits and pieces, dismantled, sundered, dissected, in two parts, divided, into separate parts, separated, disjoined, rent, carved, dismembered, torn apart, broken apart, split; see also broken 1 .
Ant. whole*, together, sound.
2. [Apart]
Syn. divided, disconnected, distant, divergent; see separated .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
apart, separate, in pieces.

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