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- n. Release or detachment from a physical situation or other involvement.
- n. The separation or release of a chemical.
- n. Leisure; relief from responsibilities or onerous activities.
- n. Withdrawal from combat, confrontation, or the assertion of influence.
- n. Termination of an agreement to be married.
- n. A circular movement of the blade that blocks an opponent's parry.
- n. The emergence of the fetus from the birth canal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of disengaging or setting free, or the state of being disengaged.
- n. Freedom from engrossing occupation; leisure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of disengaging or setting free; a releasing or freeing; extrication.
- n. The state of being disengaged or free.
- n. Freedom from engrossing occupation; vacancy; leisure.
- n. Freedom from constraint; ease; grace.
- n. A manæuver in fencing. See disengage, transitive verb, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. to break off a military action with an enemy
- n. the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
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