vi to push asunder; to come off or separate from anything; to disengage.
2. detach ·vt to separate for a special object or use;
used especially in military language; as, to detach a ship from a fleet, or a company from a regiment.
3. detach ·vt to part; to separate or disunite; to disengage;
the opposite of attach; as, to detach the coats of a bulbous root from each other; to detach a man from a leader or from a party.