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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.
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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
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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.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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:
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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
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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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disengage

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒ]
1. vt (object, hand) → liberare (Aut) (clutch) → disinnestare (Mil) (forces) → disimpegnare
2. vi (see vt) to disengage (from)disinnestarsi (da), disimpegnarsi (da)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

disengage

(disinˈgeidʒ) verb
to separate or free (one thing from another). to disengage the gears; He disengaged himself from her embrace.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

disengage

v. librar, separar, desplazar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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The animal was vainly trying with his trunk to disengage himself from the rope that attached him to the car.