|1.||[ verb ] release from something that holds fast. connects, or entangles|
"I want to disengage myself from his influence" "disengage the gears"
|Related terms:||engage let_go_of unlock withdrawer|
|2.||[ verb ] free or remove obstruction from|
"free a path across the cluttered floor"
|Related terms:||obstruct extricate unstuff unclog dig_out|
|3.||[ verb ] become free; as of gears, for example|
|Related terms:||engage change_state unlock declutch detachment|