disengage disengage  /dɪs ɪn ˈɡeɪdʒ/


  1. (v) release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
  2. (v) free or remove obstruction from
  3. (v) become free




  1. You can try to ignore the biological need to periodically disengage, but there's growing evidence that it will eventually catch up with you.
  2. He was sacked as Minister of Transportation by Ariel Sharon in 2004 after refusing to support Sharon's plan to disengage from Gaza.
  3. So far, the program has helped disengage two dozen Jemaah Islamiah members, according to the independent International Crisis Group.


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  1. "Currently I'm undergoing tremendous amount of pressure at all ends and need to regain my focus," Asif said after ending his IPL deal. "My only purpose and wish is to play for my nation Pakistan again, and for that I need to disengage from...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Mohammad Asif Source: Sportinglife.co.za

  2. "We will disengage from most of the Palestinian population that lives in Judea and Samaria," Olmert told Israel's Channel 2 TV, using the biblical names for the West Bank. "That will obligate us to leave territories under Israeli control...
    on Feb 7, 2006 By: Ehud Olmert Source: USA Today

  3. "We urge both governments to disengage militarily from the most critical locations along the border and to cooperate with the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea,"" said McCormack.
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Sean McCormack Source: Tehran Times

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