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de·tach

 (dĭ-tăch′)
tr.v. de·tached, de·tach·ing, de·tach·es
1. To separate or unfasten; disconnect: detach a check from the checkbook; detach burs from one's coat.
2. To remove from association or union with something: detach a calf from its mother; detached herself from the group.
3. To send (troops or ships, for example) on a special mission.

[French détacher, from Old French destachier : des-, de- + attachier, to attach; see attach.]

de·tach′a·bil′i·ty n.
de·tach′a·ble adj.
de·tach′a·bly adv.

detach

(dɪˈtætʃ)
vb (tr)
1. to disengage and separate or remove, as by pulling; unfasten; disconnect
2. (Military) military to separate (a small unit) from a larger one, esp for a special assignment
[C17: from Old French destachier, from des- dis-1 + attachier to attach]
deˈtachable adj
deˌtachaˈbility n
deˈtacher n

de•tach

(dɪˈtætʃ)

v.t.
1. to unfasten and separate; disengage.
2. to send (a regiment, ship, etc.) on a special mission.
[1470–80; < Middle French détacher, Old French destachier; see dis-1, attach]
de•tach′a•ble, adj.
de•tach`a•bil′i•ty, n.
de•tach′a•bly, adv.

detach


Past participle: detached
Gerund: detaching

Imperative
detach
detach
Present
I detach
you detach
he/she/it detaches
we detach
you detach
they detach
Preterite
I detached
you detached
he/she/it detached
we detached
you detached
they detached
Present Continuous
I am detaching
you are detaching
he/she/it is detaching
we are detaching
you are detaching
they are detaching
Present Perfect
I have detached
you have detached
he/she/it has detached
we have detached
you have detached
they have detached
Past Continuous
I was detaching
you were detaching
he/she/it was detaching
we were detaching
you were detaching
they were detaching
Past Perfect
I had detached
you had detached
he/she/it had detached
we had detached
you had detached
they had detached
Future
I will detach
you will detach
he/she/it will detach
we will detach
you will detach
they will detach
Future Perfect
I will have detached
you will have detached
he/she/it will have detached
we will have detached
you will have detached
they will have detached
Future Continuous
I will be detaching
you will be detaching
he/she/it will be detaching
we will be detaching
you will be detaching
they will be detaching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been detaching
you have been detaching
he/she/it has been detaching
we have been detaching
you have been detaching
they have been detaching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been detaching
you will have been detaching
he/she/it will have been detaching
we will have been detaching
you will have been detaching
they will have been detaching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been detaching
you had been detaching
he/she/it had been detaching
we had been detaching
you had been detaching
they had been detaching
Conditional
I would detach
you would detach
he/she/it would detach
we would detach
you would detach
they would detach
Past Conditional
I would have detached
you would have detached
he/she/it would have detached
we would have detached
you would have detached
they would have detached
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.detach - cause to become detached or separated; take off; "detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it"
snap off, break off, break - break a piece from a whole; "break a branch from a tree"
unbind - untie or unfasten; "unbind the feet of this poor woman"
disconnect - make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
unhook - take off a hook
attach - cause to be attached
2.detach - separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
divide, separate - make a division or separation
3.detach - come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
blow off - come off due to an explosion or other strong force
chop off, lop off, cut off - remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"
unsolder - remove the soldering from
fall off - come off; "This button had fallen off"
divide, part, separate - come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
attach - become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"

detach

verb
1. separate, free, remove, divide, isolate, cut off, sever, loosen, segregate, disconnect, tear off, disengage, disentangle, unfasten, disunite, uncouple, unhitch, disjoin, unbridle Detach the bottom part from the form and keep it for reference.
separate bind, connect, attach, fasten
2. free, remove, separate, isolate, cut off, segregate, disengage He saw his father detach himself from the group and walk away.
detach yourself from something distance yourself from, disengage yourself from, remove yourself from, separate yourself from, liberate yourself from, disconnect yourself from, disentangle yourself from Try to detach yourself from the problem and be more objective.

detach

verb
1. To separate one thing from another thing:
2. To become or cause to become apart one from another:
Idioms: part company, set at odds.
3. To remove from association with:
Translations
يَفْصِل
odpojitoddělit
frigøreløsne
eraldama
losa sundur, skilja , losa
atkabintiatsegtiatskirasatskiriamasatskirti
atdalītatšķirt
ločitiodstranitiodtrgati

detach

[dɪˈtætʃ] VT (= separate) → separar (from de) (= unstick) → despegar (Mil) → destacar
to detach o.s. from a groupsepararse de un grupo
to detach o.s. from a situationdistanciarse de una situación

detach

[dɪˈtætʃ] vtdétacher

detach

vt
(= separate, unfasten) rope, cartloslösen (from von); section of form, documentabtrennen (from von); part of machine, wooden leg, collar, hoodabnehmen (from von); liningherausnehmen (from aus); coach from trainabhängen (from von); to detach oneself from a groupsich von einer Gruppe lösen or trennen; a section became detached from …ein Teil löste sich von …
(Mil, Naut) → abkommandieren

detach

[dɪˈtætʃ] vtstaccare, distaccare

detach

(diˈtӕtʃ) verb
to unfasten or remove (from). I detached the bottom part of the form and sent it back.
deˈtachable adjective
able to be detached.
deˈtached adjective
1. standing etc apart or by itself. a detached house.
2. not personally involved or showing no emotion or prejudice. a detached attitude to the problem.
deˈtachment noun
1. the state of not being influenced by emotion or prejudice.
2. the act of detaching.
3. a group (especially of soldiers). A detachment was sent to guard the supplies.

detach

v. separar, desprender, despegar; desprenderse; soltarse.
References in classic literature ?
For some little distance we two followed the others, detached from them, and should have continued so had not Lord Douglas asked me, about 3 P.
A city therefore should have both these sorts of buildings, which may easily be contrived if any one will so regulate them as the planters do their rows of vines; not that the buildings throughout the city should be detached from each other, only in some parts of it; thus elegance and safety will be equally consulted.
It contained many large bowlders, detached from the slopes of the hills.
1) These results suggested that leaf tissue must be both wounded and detached from the plant for IAA to induce increased growth.
Also available as a semi-detached from pounds 210,000 and as a detached from pounds 220,000 is the four-bedroom Weston.