Meaning of DETACH in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ di-ˈtach, dē- ]

transitive verb

Etymology: French détacher, from Old French destachier, from des- de- + -tachier (as in atachier to attach)

Date: 1686

1. : to separate especially from a larger mass and usually without violence or damage

2. : disengage , withdraw

• de·tach·abil·i·ty -ˌta-chə-ˈbi-lə-tē noun

• de·tach·able -ˈta-chə-bəl adjective

• de·tach·ably -blē adverb

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