dissimilate (verb) – to make dissimilar or unlike
BREAKDOWN: DIS- (apart) + SIMIL- (like) + -ATE (to make or do)
— dissimilar means different or unlike
This word is built on the root SIMIL-, which means same, like, or together.
Common SIMIL- words include similar and simple.
More esoteric SIMIL- words include dissimilation, similitive, and verisimilitudinous.