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de·tach

detach

 
 
pronunciation:
dih taech
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part of speech: verb
inflections: detaches, detaching, detached
definition: to separate from a whole.
Who detached the doll's arms and legs?We have to detach the trailer from the car.
synonyms:
disconnect, unfasten
antonyms:
affix, attach
similar words:
divide, isolate, part, separate
derivation: detachable (adj.)
Word Parts  About this feature
The word detach contains the following part:
de- Latin prefix that means from; away from; down from; reverse, negate.
synonyms:
dis-, un-