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Typically the first step before throwing your blanket in the wash will be to detach the cord and remove it completely from the blanket.

He had detached early in the season, but in the second half he watched every game.

The former allows the screen to be completely detached from the keyboard for use as a tablet.

The bags are waterproof and easy to clean, with simple snap handles to attach and detach as you go.

In the housing craze, prices had become totally detached from the force that governs them, the level of rents on homes and apartments.

From Fortune

Yet here, as in so many other places, we have let our fears detach from reality—even more than our selfies have detached from it.

“You have to be strong and detach yourself from what could happen,” Giffords told me last fall.

Even if we were conscious of the manipulation, it was very hard to detach ourselves from that because we were so burned out.

To fix on any one stage in such an evolution, detach it, affirm it, is to wrest a true scripture to its destruction.

It was a difficult matter to detach the old diplomat from the circle surrounding him, but Varney succeeded at length.

Even the entrance of Rorie, and the beginning of our meal, did not detach him from his train of thought beyond a moment.

I have expressed the idea in other words in order to detach the thoughts of my readers from the traditional false interpretation.

If the Dons detach their fleet out of the Mediterranean, we can do the same—however, that is distant.


On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to detach, such as: disassemble, disengage, disentangle, dissociate, isolate, and segregate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.