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Synonyms for disengage

Synonyms for disengage

to separate one thing from another thing

to remove from association with

to free from an entanglement

Synonyms for disengage

release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles

free or remove obstruction from

become free

References in classic literature ?
I affirm that not only can the Nautilus disengage itself, but also that it can go further still.
With the sound from the first movement of the latch, Smith-Oldwick opened his eyes, but though he endeavored to disengage himself from the girl he realized that the newcomer had seen their rather compromising position.
Fiercely he strove to disengage his weapon, but Hordle John bent his arm slowly back until, with a sharp crack, like a breaking stave, it turned limp in his grasp, and the mace dropped from the nerveless fingers.
Just a-goin' to begin,' said Sam, endeavouring to disengage himself.
In attempting to disengage himself his foot slipped, and down he tumbled - but not to the earth; - the tree still kept him suspended.
Any bump the scraper hits engages and disengages the differential.
After the robot enters the mold and grips the part, the robot's drive disengages, allowing the part and robot to be pushed freely by the ejectors while the robot encoder remains engaged so that the controller always knows the position of the arm.
For increased safety, the WP7-125 Quick model offers a yellow switch slide (also known as a "deadman" switch), which disengages if the operator releases his grip on the rear handle.