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Synonyms for disengage
ˌdɪs ɛnˈgeɪdʒdis·en·gage

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  1. disengage, withdrawverb

    release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles

    "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"

    Synonyms:
    recall, take back, call in, draw back, take away, sequester, swallow, withdraw, unsay, back away, draw off, draw, seclude, take, retire, free, pull back, remove, back out, call back, crawfish, move back, retreat, sequestrate, recede, bow out, take out, pull in one's horns, adjourn, crawfish out, pull away

    Antonyms:
    mesh, lock, engage, operate

  2. free, disengageverb

    free or remove obstruction from

    "free a path across the cluttered floor"

    Synonyms:
    justify, unloose, relieve, unloosen, unblock, withdraw, unfreeze, liberate, free, discharge, release, give up, loose, disembarrass, resign, relinquish, rid, exempt, absolve, dislodge

    Antonyms:
    engage, operate, lock, mesh

  3. disengageverb

    become free

    "in neutral, the gears disengage"

    Synonyms:
    free, withdraw

    Antonyms:
    lock, operate, mesh, engage

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disengageverb

    Synonyms:
    release, extricate, liberate, clear, disentangle, disembroil, disembarrass, loose, unloose, free, set free

  2. disengageverb

    Synonyms:
    separate, detach, divide, disjoin, disunite, dissociate

  3. disengageverb

    Synonyms:
    withdraw, wean, draw off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disengageverb

    Synonyms:
    extricate, disembarrass, disentangle, detach, dissociate

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "disengage":

    unhook, unlatch, disengagement, detach, unplug

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#246take
#625release
#1651remove
#3350draw
#5227loose
#5370recall
#5685discharge
#7347exempt
#7381rid
#8206retreat
#9531justify
#10524withdraw
#11883swallow
#12529retire
#13778relieve
#19661resign
#26952adjourn
#35327detach
#35984liberate
#40940unplug
#41807relinquish
#42125disengagement
#42146crawfish
#63983recede
#69437disengage
#72840unblock
#74511absolve
#77208dislodge
#115009sequester
#142164unhook
#168989unfreeze
#310890seclude
#314044unlatch

How to use disengage in a sentence?

  1. Jeb Bush:

    With grandiosity, they announce resets and disengage, hashtag campaigns replace actual diplomacy and engagement. Personal diplomacy and maturity is replaced by leaks and personal disparagement.

  2. Melinda Mills:

    There's been a lot of confusion about where people should wear masks, and where there's confusion, people just disengage and don't wear them, the British government's why( some countries) are moving to a broad, blanket policy.

  3. Fox News contributor Joe Trippi:

    The only thing GOP incumbent senators can do is support him loosely and try to disengage with the national Trump and Clinton fight, the real likelihood is, whoever wins the presidency will end up with control of the Senate, and in the end, there is going to be less power for both parties – and maybe that’s what people want.

  4. Addison:

    It is very hard for the mind to disengage itself from a subject on which it has been long employed. The thoughts will be rising of themselves from time to time, though we have given them no encouragement, as the tossings and fluctuations of the sea continue several hours after the winds are laid.

  5. Lila Rose:

    Pro-life candidates for office understood this truth during their primary battles, and they cannot afford to alienate their base as we barrel towards the general election. It is not smart politics to mislead or disengage with the base of voters you need to turn out and vote. Pro-life candidates must stay true to their word and campaign on the issue of saving human life to ensure pro-life voters are energized and head to the polls.


Translations for disengage

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  • desacoplar, terminar, finalizar el contacto, terminar el contacto, desasir, acabar, liberar, cesar, cortar el contacto, desatar, retirar, desenganchar, cesar el contacto, acabar el contacto, desembragar, finalizarSpanish
  • irtoavatFinnish
  • whakatangatangaMāori

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