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Definition of disengage:

  1. To release from that with which anything is engaged, engrossed, involved, or entangled; to extricate; to detach; to set free; to liberate; to clear; as, to disengage one from a party, from broils and controversies, from an oath, promise, or occupation; to disengage the affections a favorite pursuit, the mind from study.
  2. To release one's self; to become detached; to free one's self.

Synonyms:

pull back, loose, slip, unblock, crawfish out, move back, take, recall, give up, pull away, back away, loosen, relinquish, disentangle, undo, unclasp, unsay, swallow, resign, absolve, take back, exempt, unbind, assemble, back out, unfreeze, bow out, retreat, abstract, withdraw, draw off, unloosen, unloose, justify, recede, unfasten, draw, sequestrate, rid, untie, disinvolve, adjourn, call back, tighten, relieve, disembarrass, extricate, sequester, seclude, discharge, draw back, free, take out, crawfish, take away, untangle, retire, pull in one's horns, call in.

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