Part of speech: verb

To disconnect; sever; separate.

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Usage examples "detach":

  1. After some effort, I had it and tried to detach the hook, but it would not come out easily. - "Botchan (Master Darling)", Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri.
  2. " I cannot detach it, sir," I answered. - "The Betrayal", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. " You promised," she said, and although her voice was very tender she strove to detach his arm, which was locked about her shoulders. - "Fire-Tongue", Sax Rohmer.