Definition and Meanings for detach
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Part of Speech of detach
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of detach
Meaning of detach
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- 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.
- 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.
as intransitive verb
- to push asunder; to come off or separate from anything; to disengage.