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See definition of detaching on Dictionary.com
  • as inbreaking
  • as indivision
  • as inseverance

synonyms for detaching

  • detachment
  • dividing
  • parting
  • partition
  • separation
  • distribution
  • analysis
  • apportionment
  • autopsy
  • bisection
  • breaking
  • carving
  • demarcation
  • detachment
  • diagnosis
  • disjuncture
  • dismemberment
  • dissolution
  • disunion
  • divorce
  • parceling
  • parting
  • partition
  • reduction
  • rupture
  • segmentation
  • selection
  • severance
  • subdivision
  • vivisection
  • breaking down
  • breaking up
  • contrasting
  • cutting up
  • departmentalizing
  • disparting
  • disseverance
  • distinguishing
  • disuniting
  • dividing
  • rending
  • separating
  • splitting up
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antonyms for detaching

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  • attachment
  • union
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How to use detaching in a sentence

And with this benevolent sentiment he stood up, and detaching Darcy's portrait from the wall, thrust it into his capacious pocket.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Figures, three or four of them, were detaching themselves from the mother mass and preceding it.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
In detaching such a force, the brigade of cavalry now en route from Washington via Rockville may be taken into account.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
She has since avowed, that a desire of detaching me from Venture had a great hand in this arrangement.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Detaching part of his force to pursue the former, Marlborough drove the latter upon the river.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
"I'll go," said a sailor, detaching himself from the crowd, and turning back to the town.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
The king then entered into negotiations with a view to detaching Burgundy from the English cause.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
A trooper detaching himself from the crowd slowly elbowed his way to the front.
THE ROMANCE OF THE RED TRIANGLEARTHUR KEYSALL YAPP
He had tried, and in great measure succeeded, in detaching himself from them, but he had not completely broken away from them yet.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
So that there is marching, detaching, miscellaneous difficulty for Friedrich in this quarter, more than had been expected.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO DETACHING

  • detaching
  • detachment
  • dividing
  • parting
  • partition
  • separation
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