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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·turb /dɪˈstɝb/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·turb v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disturbed p. pr. & vb. n. Disturbing.]
 1. To throw into disorder or confusion; to derange; to interrupt the settled state of; to excite from a state of rest.
 Preparing to disturb
 With all-cofounding war the realms above.   --Cowper.
    The bellow's noise disturbed his quiet rest.   --Spenser.
    The utmost which the discontented colonies could do, was to disturb authority.   --Burke.
 2. To agitate the mind of; to deprive of tranquillity; to disquiet; to render uneasy; as, a person is disturbed by receiving an insult, or his mind is disturbed by envy.
 3. To turn from a regular or designed course. [Obs.]
 And disturb
 His inmost counsels from their destined aim.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To disorder; disquiet; agitate; discompose; molest; perplex; trouble; incommode; ruffle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·turb, n. Disturbance. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
           [syn: upset, trouble]
      2: change the arrangement or position of [syn: agitate, vex,
          commove, shake up, stir up, raise up]
      3: tamper with; "Don't touch my CDs!" [syn: touch]
      4: destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me
         when I'm reading" [syn: interrupt]
      5: damage as if by shaking or jarring; "Don't disturb the
         patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"