Disengage en


  1. (v. i.) To release one's self; to become detached; to free one's self.
  2. (v. t.) To release from that with which anything is engaged, engrossed, involved, or entangled; to extricate; to detach; to set free; to liberate; to clear; as, to disengage one from a party, from broils and controversies, from an oath, promise, or occupation; to disengage the affections a favorite pursuit, the mind from study.
Word: dis·en·gage
Pronunciation of disengage: "di-s&n-'gAj
Function of disengage: verb
Origin of disengage: French désengager, from Middle French, from des- dis- engager to engage
transitive senses : to release from something that engages or involves
intransitive senses : to release or detach oneself : WITHDRAW
- dis·en·gage·ment /-m&nt/ noun

Synonyms of disengage

Free, Withdraw,

Antonyms of disengage

Block, Engage, Impede, Jam, Lock, Mesh, Obstruct, Obturate, Occlude, Operate,