detach (detaches, present participle detaching; past and past participle detached)
- (transitive) To take apart from; to take off.
- to detach the tag from a newly purchased garment
- (transitive, military) To separate for a special object or use.
- to detach a ship from a fleet, or a company from a regiment
- (intransitive) To come off something.
- Now that the zipper has detached, my winter coat won't keep me very warm.
- (take apart from) disengage, unfasten; see also Thesaurus:disconnect or Thesaurus:deadhere
- (separate for a special object or use) allocate, earmark; see also Thesaurus:set apart
- (come off something) fall off
- French: détacher
- German: entfernen, ablösen, lösen, loslösen, abtrennen, herausnehmen, losmachen
- Portuguese: destacar
- Russian: отделя́ть
- Spanish: desacoplar