1. [ noun ] the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
Synonyms: disengagement
Related terms: separation disengage
2. [ noun ] avoiding emotional involvement
Synonyms: withdrawal
Related terms: indifference retire
3. [ noun ] (military) a small unit of troops of special composition
Related terms: army_unit patrol picket rearguard provost_guard guard press_gang flanker detach
4. [ noun ] the state of being isolated or detached
Synonyms: insularity insulation insularism

"the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"

Related terms: isolation isolate
5. [ noun ] coming apart
Synonyms: separation breakup
Related terms: change rupture break detach break_up
Similar spelling:   death_chamber