Synonyms of detach in English:

detach


See definition of detach

verb

1‘he detached the front lamp from its bracket’

SYNONYMS

unfasten, disconnect, disengage, part, separate, uncouple, remove, loose, loosen, untie, unhitch, undo, unhook, unbutton, unzip, free, sever, pull off, cut off, clip off, hack off, chop off, prune off, nip off, tear off, break off, strip off, disunite

rare disjoin

ANTONYMS

attach

2‘a policeman detached himself from the crowd’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

dissociate, divorce, alienate, separate, segregate, isolate, cut off, delink

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