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Definition of Detach

Detach

  1. To part; to separate or disunite; to disengage; -- the opposite of attach; as, to detach the coats of a bulbous root from each other; to detach a man from a leader or from a party.
  2. To separate for a special object or use; -- used especially in military language; as, to detach a ship from a fleet, or a company from a regiment.
  3. To push asunder; to come off or separate from anything; to disengage.

Detach Quotations

To be a Christian who is willing to travel with Christ on his downward road requires being willing to detach oneself constantly from any need to be relevant, and to trust ever more deeply the Word of God.
Henri Nouwen

I'd go from film to film and almost detach from one world and jump in another. I was living as these people and not having a self. I didn't know who I was. And things just get really dark.
Angelina Jolie

I don't want to detach. I don't want to go live in a gated community.
John Mayer

Brain studies of mental workouts in which you sustain a single, chosen focus show that the more you detach from what's distracting you and refocus on what you should be paying attention to, the stronger this brain circuitry becomes.
Daniel Goleman

We are told that the trouble with modern man is that he has been trying to detach himself from nature... In this scenario, Man comes on as a stupendous lethal force, and the Earth is pictured as something delicate, like rising bubbles at the surface of a country pond, or flights of fragile birds.
Lewis Thomas
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Detach Translations

detach in Italian is sciogliere
detach in Latin is abduco, abiungo, evolvo
detach in Norwegian is ta av, kople fra
detach in Spanish is solucionar, prescindir, destacar

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