1. [ verb ] release from something that holds fast. connects, or entangles
Synonyms: withdraw

"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
Synonyms: free

"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
Similar spelling:   disenchanted