adverb /əˈsʌndə/
Into separate parts or pieces; apart

Lest anyone find her treasure, she tore the map asunder and cast its pieces into the wind.

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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. [1913 Webster] I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder. Zech. xi. 10. [1913 Webster] As wide… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asunder — mid 12c., contraction of O.E. on sundran (see SUNDER (Cf. sunder)). M.E. used to know asunder for distinguish, tell apart …   Etymology dictionary

  • asunder — index apart, disconnected, discrete, disperse (scatter), separate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • asunder — [adv] apart; into pieces disconnected, disjoined, divided, in half, loose, separated, split, torn, to shreds; concept 785 Ant. together …   New thesaurus

  • asunder — ► ADVERB archaic or literary ▪ apart. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • asunder — [ə sun′dər] adv. [ME < OE on sundran < on, on + sundor: see SUNDER] 1. into parts or pieces 2. apart or separate in direction or position …   English World dictionary

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  • asunder — [[t]əsʌ̱ndə(r)[/t]] ADV: ADV after v If something tears or is torn asunder, it is violently separated into two or more parts or pieces. [LITERARY] ...a dress rent asunder from shoulder to hem... The debate is tearing Wall Street asunder …   English dictionary

  • asunder — /əˈsʌndə / (say uh sunduh) adverb 1. into separate parts; in or into pieces: *a sudden ghastly rending asunder of the clouds showed far below them the heaving ocean –marcus clarke, 1874. 2. apart or widely separated: *They struggled on, asunder… …  

  • asunder — adverb or adjective Date: 14th century 1. into parts < torn asunder > 2. apart from each other in position < wide asunder > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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