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Synonyms for detach

detach yourself from something


  • distance yourself from
  • disengage yourself from
  • remove yourself from
  • separate yourself from
  • liberate yourself from
  • disconnect yourself from
  • disentangle yourself from

Synonyms for detach

to separate one thing from another thing

to become or cause to become apart one from another

to remove from association with

Synonyms for detach

cause to become detached or separated

separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment

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If the flexible straw on the cups is chewed, small pieces of plastic can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
700,000 doll feeding sets with snaps on doll bib that can detach, causing choking.
8 million latex pacifiers that age faster than normal, causing the nipple to detach and choke children.
Studio Store is recalling about 3,800 rattles and 1,000 pairs of sandals that bear the image of the cartoon character Tweety because small parts of each product can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children.
BB was a ``poison pill'' strategy by the board to make it more difficult for the Valley to detach from the LAUSD.