Meaning of DETACH in English


to remove one thing from another with which it is in union or association

detach sheets from a loose-leaf book

Synonyms: abstract, disassociate, disconnect, disengage, dissociate, uncouple, unfix

Related Word: cut off, divorce, part, separate, sever, sunder; disjoin, disunite; disassemble, dismantle, dismember, dismount; disaffiliate

Idioms: take apart

Contrasted words: fasten, fix; bind, tie; combine, conjoin, unite

Antonyms: affix, attach

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