take apart into its constituent pieces
divide into pieces;
"our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"
"The Empire was discerped after the war"
make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features;
"analyze a specimen"
"analyze a sentence"
"analyze a chemical compound"
- We had to take the engine apart.
- John enjoys taking old clocks apart.
- The machine has already been taken apart.
- My little son likes to take apart his toy cars.
- take apart 拆卸