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Disengage

Dis`en`gage´
v. t.1.To release from that with which anything is engaged, engrossed, involved, or entangled; to extricate; to detach; to set free; to liberate; to clear; as, to disengage one from a party, from broils and controversies, from an oath, promise, or occupation; to disengage the affections a favorite pursuit, the mind from study.
[imp. & p. p. Disengaged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disengaging.]
To disengage him and the kingdom, great sums were to be borrowed.
- Milton.
Caloric and light must be disengaged during the process.
- Transl. of Lavoisier.
v. i.1.To release one's self; to become detached; to free one's self.
From a friends's grave how soon we disengage!
- Young.
Verb1.disengage - release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
Synonyms: withdraw
Antonyms:
mesh, lock, operate, engage - keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
2.disengage - free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"
Synonyms: free
3.disengage - become free; "in neutral, the gears disengage"
Antonyms:
engage - get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged"
abrupt, abstract, alienate, back down, back out, beat a retreat, break loose, break out, break with, cast off, cast out, clear, cut adrift, cut loose, cut off, cut out, delete, depart, detach, disarticulate, disburden, disconnect, disembarrass, disembroil, disencumber, disentangle, disinvolve, disjoin, disjoint, dislodge, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, doff, draw back, draw off, eject, estrange, expel, extricate, fall back, free, free up, get away from, get out, get out of, get rid of, give ground, give place, go back, isolate, leave, liberate, loose, loosen, move back, part, pull away, pull back, pull out, release, remove, retire, retreat, run back, segregate, separate, sequester, set apart, set aside, set free, shake off, shut off, split, stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside, stand back, step aside, subtract, take off, tear loose, throw off, throw out, unbar, unbind, unbolt, unbuckle, unbutton, unchain, unclasp, unclutter, uncouple, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unglue, unhook, unknot, unlace, unlatch, unleash, unlock, unloose, unloosen, unravel, unscramble, unsnarl, unstick, unstrap, untangle, untie, unyoke, weigh anchor, withdraw
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