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disengage

dis·en·gage

disengage

 
pronunciation:
dIs ihn geIj
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disengaged, disengages, disengaging
definition 1: to release from engagement, connection, or responsibility.
antonyms:
attach, engage, mesh
similar words:
extricate
definition 2: to break off a military engagement with.
antonyms:
engage
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to free oneself from an engagement, attachment, or responsibility.
antonyms:
engage
definition 2: to discontinue fighting.
The armies disengaged.
antonyms:
engage
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derivation: disengaged (adj.)
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