Definition of asunder adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈsʌndə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈsʌndər//
(old-fashioned or literary)
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into pieces; apart families rent/torn asunder by the revolution Word Origin Old English on sundran ‘in or into a separate place’; compare with sunder.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: asunder