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detach

  

      vb   tr  
1    to disengage and separate or remove, as by pulling; unfasten; disconnect  
2      (Military)   to separate (a small unit) from a larger, esp. for a special assignment  
     (C17: from Old French destachier, from des- dis-1 + attachier to attach)  
  detachable      adj  
  detachability      n  
  detacher      n  
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detach

  
  
cut off, disconnect, disengage, disentangle, disjoin, disunite, divide, free, isolate, loosen, remove, segregate, separate, sever, tear off, unbridle, uncouple, unfasten, unhitch  
  
Antonyms     
   attach, bind, connect, fasten  

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