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Definition of 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

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

An old thing becomes new if you detach it from what usually surrounds it.
Robert Bresson

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 have to detach myself completely from aspirations. I hardly ever listen to music anymore because it arouses all of this yearning in me.
Laura Hillenbrand

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
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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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