|v. t.||1.||To part; to separate or disunite; to disengage; - the opposite of attach; |
|2.||To separate for a special object or use; - used especially in military language; |
|v. i.||1.||To push asunder; to come off or separate from anything; to disengage.|
|Verb||1.||detach - cause to become detached or separated; take off; "detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it"|
attach - cause to be attached
|2.||detach - military use: separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment"|
|3.||detach - come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"|
attach - become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"