What is another word for disengage?

1758 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dˌɪsɛnɡˈe͡ɪd͡ʒ], [ dˌɪsɛnɡˈe‍ɪd‍ʒ], [ d_ˌɪ_s_ɛ_n_ɡ_ˈeɪ_dʒ]

Disengage is a term that refers to the act of freeing, separating, or removing from something. Its synonyms include detach, unhook, unfasten, uncouple, disentangle, unbind, unlink, and untie. Each of these words conveys the idea of breaking away or disconnecting from something that is attached or joined together. The term disengage can also be used in a figurative sense, such as disengaging from a conversation or relationship, and its antonym would be to engage. Choosing the right synonym for disengage depends on the context in which it is used, but they all share a common meaning of disconnection.

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What are the opposite words for disengage?

Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings to a given word. In the case of "disengage", which means to separate or detach from, some of its antonyms include "engage", "attach", "connect", "combine", and "unite". These words imply a sense of interaction or joining together, rather than detachment or separation. Other antonyms for "disengage" might include "hold on", "stay connected", "remain committed", or "continue to pursue". It's important to choose the right antonym depending on the context of the sentence, in order to convey the opposite meaning effectively.

Usage examples for Disengage

The small list of poems which are historical more than anything else, might be recruited from the Dramatic Idyls; but, for various reasons, this publication must stand alone; and even here, it is often difficult to disengage the actual fact, from the imaginary conditions in which it appears.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
It was still difficult for the lovers to disengage themselves from the crowd, for a group of Anton's comrades surrounded them, saying: "At your wedding we are going to march in front of you with the flag of the Club and the regimental music."
"Landolin"
Berthold Auerbach
She tried to disengage her hand, to point to it: but as his eyes sought hers with a question, she let it lie and nodded upwards instead.
"Hetty Wesley"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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