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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

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Had I been more familiar with the signal to disengage NWS, this entire incident might have been avoided.
They said to reduce speed, the captain should have disengaged the autopilot and raised the nose manually, but that he did not disengage the autopilot and pulled the control wheel, which in turn caused the nose to move sharply up and down repeatedly.
Archbishop Gervais' rhetorical question, "Does the fear of being tainted permit us to disengage from politics?
The crucial first step is therefore to disengage management and the professional staff from the immediate conflict.
THERE are many different reasons why young people disengage from education, but this isn't a process that happens overnight.
Name of product: JELD-WEN and Reliabilt Interior Bifold Doors Hazard: The lower pivot pin can break causing the door to disengage from the overhead track, posing an impact hazard.
He said these fast eyelid twitches disengage a person's focus of vision, so that it often moves down and away from the questioner.
As more voters stay away from the polls, they might also start to disengage from other civic responsibilities, from willing participation on juries to respect for civic institutions.
Because it induces a cell to disengage from its surroundings and float freely, Twist lets nascent cells migrate.
You'll notice it does not disengage after you highlight a range; it will remain in effect until you click on it again.
So the temptation for the American novelist is to disengage from society and from experience: it's cheaper, it fits better with the current idea of genius, it's easier on the legs, and it's a political-cultural role that seems to make sense, given the place the country makes for its serious writers.
Within the same organizations, some managers engage nearly every worker they manage -- while other managers alienate, or disengage, the employees they manage.
Lexus has determined that the construction of the steering shaft on involved LX 470s is such that the snap ring on the shaft may disengage when the vehicle experiences an unusually severe impact to the front wheels, such as striking a deep pothole.
Also, the additional weight of slat armor sometimes means there's not enough pressure available to disengage the ramp locks.