AskDefine | Define sunder

Dictionary Definition

sunder v : break apart or in two, using violence

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Old English sundrian


  1. To break or separate or to break apart, especially with force.

Derived terms


to break or separate or to break apart

Old English


Common Germanic *sundra-, whence also Old High German suntar, Old Norse sundr



Extensive Definition

Sunder may refer to:
People with the given name Sunder:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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