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dis·en·gage

 (dĭs′ĕn-gāj′)
v. dis·en·gaged, dis·en·gag·ing, dis·en·gag·es
v.tr.
1. To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles. See Synonyms at extricate.
2. To release (oneself) from an engagement, pledge, or obligation.
v.intr.
To free or detach oneself; withdraw.

dis′en·gage′ment n.

disengage

(ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒ)
vb
1. to release or become released from a connection, obligation, etc: press the clutch to disengage the gears.
2. (Military) military to withdraw (forces) from close action
3. (Fencing) fencing to move (one's blade) from one side of an opponent's blade to another in a circular motion to bring the blade into an open line of attack
ˌdisenˈgaged adj

dis•en•gage

(ˌdɪs ɛnˈgeɪdʒ)

v. -gaged, -gag•ing. v.t.
1. to release from attachment or connection: to disengage a clutch.
2. to free (oneself) from an engagement, obligation, etc.
v.i.
3. to become disengaged.
[1605–15; < Middle French]
dis`en•gag′ed•ness, n.
dis`en•gage′ment, n.

disengage


Past participle: disengaged
Gerund: disengaging

Imperative
disengage
disengage
Present
I disengage
you disengage
he/she/it disengages
we disengage
you disengage
they disengage
Preterite
I disengaged
you disengaged
he/she/it disengaged
we disengaged
you disengaged
they disengaged
Present Continuous
I am disengaging
you are disengaging
he/she/it is disengaging
we are disengaging
you are disengaging
they are disengaging
Present Perfect
I have disengaged
you have disengaged
he/she/it has disengaged
we have disengaged
you have disengaged
they have disengaged
Past Continuous
I was disengaging
you were disengaging
he/she/it was disengaging
we were disengaging
you were disengaging
they were disengaging
Past Perfect
I had disengaged
you had disengaged
he/she/it had disengaged
we had disengaged
you had disengaged
they had disengaged
Future
I will disengage
you will disengage
he/she/it will disengage
we will disengage
you will disengage
they will disengage
Future Perfect
I will have disengaged
you will have disengaged
he/she/it will have disengaged
we will have disengaged
you will have disengaged
they will have disengaged
Future Continuous
I will be disengaging
you will be disengaging
he/she/it will be disengaging
we will be disengaging
you will be disengaging
they will be disengaging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disengaging
you have been disengaging
he/she/it has been disengaging
we have been disengaging
you have been disengaging
they have been disengaging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disengaging
you will have been disengaging
he/she/it will have been disengaging
we will have been disengaging
you will have been disengaging
they will have been disengaging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disengaging
you had been disengaging
he/she/it had been disengaging
we had been disengaging
you had been disengaging
they had been disengaging
Conditional
I would disengage
you would disengage
he/she/it would disengage
we would disengage
you would disengage
they would disengage
Past Conditional
I would have disengaged
you would have disengaged
he/she/it would have disengaged
we would have disengaged
you would have disengaged
they would have disengaged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disengage - release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
let go, let go of, release, relinquish - release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
unlock - set free or release
mesh, lock, operate, engage - keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
2.disengage - free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"
dig out - dig out from underneath earth or snow
unclog - become or cause to become unobstructed; "The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it"
loosen up, unstuff - cause to become unblocked; "The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!"
disencumber, disentangle, extricate, untangle - release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
3.disengage - become free; "in neutral, the gears disengage"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
unlock - become unlocked; "The door unlocked from the inside"
declutch - disengage the clutch of a car
engage - get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged"

disengage

verb
1. release, free, separate, ease, liberate, loosen, set free, extricate, untie, disentangle, unloose, unbridle He gently disengaged himself from his sister's tearful embrace.
2. detach, withdraw More vigorous action is needed to force the army to disengage.

disengage

verb
1. To free from ties or fasteners:
2. To separate one thing from another thing:
3. To remove from association with:
4. To free from an entanglement:
Translations
يُحَرِّر، يَفُكُّ ارْتِباطا
uvolnitzbavit
frigøre
losa; aftengja
atpalaiduotiišlaisvinti
atbrīvotatbrīvotiesatraisītatraisīties

disengage

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒ]
A. VT
1. (= free) → soltar
she gently disengaged her hand (from his)soltó su mano (de la de él) con suavidad
2. (Mil) [+ troops] → retirar
3. (Mech) → desacoplar, desconectar
to disengage the clutchdesembragar, soltar el embrague
B. VI
1. (Mil) → retirarse
2. (Fencing) → separarse

disengage

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒ]
vt [+ object, hand] → dégager; [+ device, system, mechanism] → déclencher
to disengage the clutch → débrayer
to disengage o.s. → se dégager
to disengage o.s. from sth → se dégager de qch
vi [army] → cesser le combat
to disengage from [+ place] → se retirer de

disengage

vt
(= extricate)losmachen, lösen (from aus)
(Tech) → ausrücken (form); to disengage the clutch (Aut) → auskuppeln
(Mil, from country) → abziehen; (from battle) → abziehen, abrücken lassen
vi
(Tech) → ausrücken (form)
(Mil) → auseinanderrücken; (opponents)sich trennen
(Fencing) → sich (aus seiner Bindung) lösen

disengage

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒ]
1. vt (object, hand) → liberare (Aut) (clutch) → disinnestare (Mil) (forces) → disimpegnare
2. vi (see vt) to disengage (from)disinnestarsi (da), disimpegnarsi (da)

disengage

(disinˈgeidʒ) verb
to separate or free (one thing from another). to disengage the gears; He disengaged himself from her embrace.

disengage

v. librar, separar, desplazar.
References in classic literature ?
I asked, struggling, meanwhile, to disengage myself.
Silence ensued, and I was considering how I could best disengage my shoulder from his hand, and go away, when he said:
For, although they can inflict instantaneous death by a retrograde movement, yet unless they can at once disengage their stinging extremity from the struggling body of their victim, their own frail bodies are liable to be shattered.
Aronnax, you really think that the Nautilus cannot disengage itself?
cried Broussel, trying to disengage himself from the grasp of his two daughters and by a look restrain his son, who seemed determined to dispute authority.
Blushing, panting, struggling, chiding, laughing, her warm breath fanning each of their faces by turns, she strove to disengage herself, yet still remained in their triple embrace.
Raoul seized his father by the shoulders, by the neck, as he could, and embraced him so tenderly and so rapidly, that the comte had neither strength nor time to disengage himself, or to overcome his paternal emotions.
Newman was going to leave him abruptly, when a ray of entreaty appeared to disengage itself from the old man's misty gaze.
But to her utter amazement she found that to proceed along the room was by no means the way to disengage themselves from the crowd; it seemed rather to increase as they went on, whereas she had imagined that when once fairly within the door, they should easily find seats and be able to watch the dances with perfect convenience.
I had no idea that such eyes as Rattray's could be so fierce: they were dancing from me to my companion, whom their glitter frightened into an attempt to disengage herself from me; but my arm only tightened about her drooping figure.
The animal was vainly trying with his trunk to disengage himself from the rope that attached him to the car.
Panting with terror, she tried to disengage herself.