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Synonyms of detach in English:


  • 1 he detached the front lamp from its bracket
    [Antonyms] attach
  • 2 a policeman detached himself from the crowd
    free, separate, segregate;
    move away, walk away, move off, split off;
    leave, abandon
    [Antonyms] join
  • 3 he has completely detached himself from the group whose principles he rejects
    break away, become estranged, disaffiliate, defect;
    leave, quit, withdraw from, secede from, break with, part company with, sever connections with, break off relations with;
    reach a parting of the ways
    British informal bust up
    [Antonyms] associate, join
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