|1.||[ verb ] cause to become detached or separated; take off|
"detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it"
|Related terms:||attach disconnect unhook unbind break detachment|
|2.||[ verb ] (military) military use: separate (a small unit) from a larger, esp. for a special assignment|
"detach a regiment"
|Related terms:||separate detachment|
|3.||[ verb ] come to be detached|
"His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
|Related terms:||attach separate cut_off fall_off blow_off unsolder separation|