detach definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To separate or unfasten; disconnect: detach a check from the checkbook; detach burs from's coat.
    • to get rid of from organization or union with something: detach a calf from its mother; detached herself from team.
    • To deliver (troops or boats, as an example) on a unique goal.
    • To function; to separate or disunite; to disengage; -- the alternative of connect
    • To separate for an unique item or use; -- utilized especially in army language.
  • verb:
    • To take apart from; to lose.
    • split (a tiny unit) from a larger, especially for a particular assignment
    • turned out to be detached
    • cause to be detached or separated; remove
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To press asunder; in the future down or separate from such a thing; to disengage.
  • others:
    • To unfasten; disunite; disengage and separate, as one thing from another: as, to detach a locomotive from a train; to detach a rock from its bed; to detach the seal from a document; to detach a man from their celebration.
    • to split up for a special function or service; deliver away, as from a post of duty or a more substantial body, on a definite mission: mainly in armed forces usage: as, to detach a ship or a regiment for some unique task; to detach an officer from a ship or place.
    • Synonyms To sever, withdraw, draw off, disjoin, disconnect unhitch.
    • To detail.
    • To become detached or separated; individual or disunite it self or an individual's self.

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