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Synonyms for detach
dɪˈtætʃde·tach

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  1. detachverb

    Antonyms:
    attach

  2. detachverb

    Antonyms:
    attach

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. detachverb

    The central idea of withdrawing makes abstract in common speech a euphemism for appropriate (unlawfully), purloin, steal. In mental processes we discriminate between objects by distinguishing their differences; we separate some one element from all that does not necessarily belong to it, abstract it, and view it alone. We may separate two ideas, and hold both in mind in comparison or contrast; but when we abstract one of them, we drop the other out of thought. The mind is abstracted when it is withdrawn from all other subjects and concentrated upon one, diverted when it is drawn away from what it would or should attend to by some other interest, distracted when the attention is divided among different subjects, so that it can not be given properly to any. The trouble with the distracted person is that he is not abstracted. Compare DISCERN.

    Synonyms:
    abstract, appropriate, discriminate, distinguish, distract, divert, eliminate, purloin, remove, separate, steal, take away, withdraw

    Antonyms:
    add, combine, complete, conjoin, fill up, increase, restore, strengthen, unite

    Preposition:
    The purse may be abstracted from the pocket; the substance from the accidents; a book into a compend.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. detachverb

    cause to become detached or separated; take off

    "detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it"

    Synonyms:
    come away, come off

    Antonyms:
    attach

  2. detachverb

    separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment

    "detach a regiment"

    Synonyms:
    come away, come off

    Antonyms:
    attach

  3. detach, come off, come awayverb

    come to be detached

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

    Synonyms:
    come away, break away, go off, come off, break off, chip, chip off, go over

    Antonyms:
    attach

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. detachverb

    Synonyms:
    separate, disjoin, disengage, disunite, sever, dissever, part, divide

  2. detachverb

    Synonyms:
    detail, send away

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. detachverb

    Synonyms:
    disconnect, disjoin, sever, disunite, isolate, segregate

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#625release
#1152appropriate
#1475abstract
#1651remove
#2158drop
#2228separate
#3712chip
#5808eliminate
#8683steal
#10269distinguish
#10524withdraw
#15680disconnect
#19611discriminate
#26034divert
#30316distract
#35327detach
#69437disengage
#80044untie
#125734disassociate
#293007undock

How to use detach in a sentence?

  1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.

  2. Mark Amodei:

    You have to totally detach yourself from any expectations on process since the process is now private meetings, it's déjà vu in that there seems to be an absolute phobia for holding a committee meeting on the record for establishing foundation for what you did, which I don't think is a great start.

  3. Panos Panay:

    A lot went into it because you don't want any moment where the product doesn't feel perfect in any posture at any given time, it's been building all this time -- the hinge work across Surface Studio, our detach work on Surface Book... the pen's haptics and when you put it down, you actually feel friction. All that tech has been brewing for four to five years. There's a lot of patience.

  4. Robert Bresson:

    An old thing becomes new if you detach it from what usually surrounds it.

  5. Matt Stucky:

    This is reminiscent of the late 1990s, with a lot of retail interest in the markets. People have to be disciplined about what they own and why they own it, when stock prices detach from fundamental trends, it's a cautious signal... Our investments aren't the ones in the news because of Reddit and other headlines.


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