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Definition 1: come to be detached - [verb of contact]

Samples where detach or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery

Synonyms for detach in the sense of this definition

(detach is a kind of ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

(... is a kind of detach ) come off due to an explosion or other strong force

(... is a kind of detach ) remove by or as if by cutting

"cut off the ear" "lop off the dead branch"

(... is a kind of detach ) remove the soldering from

(... is a kind of detach ) come off

"This button had fallen off"

Definition 2: cause to become detached or separated; take off - [verb of contact]

Samples where detach or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

(detach is a kind of ...) make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten

(... is a kind of detach ) break a piece from a whole

"break a branch from a tree"

(... is a kind of detach ) untie or unfasten

"unbind the feet of this poor woman"

(... is a kind of detach ) take off a hook

Definition 3: separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment - [verb of motion]

Samples where detach or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • detach a regiment

(detach is a kind of ...) make a division or separation

(detach belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

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