Associations to the word «Disengage»


DISENGAGE, noun. (fencing) A circular movement of the blade that avoids the opponent's parry
DISENGAGE, verb. (ambitransitive) To release or loosen from something that binds, holds, entangles, or interlocks; unfasten; detach; disentangle; free.

Dictionary definition

DISENGAGE, verb. Release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears".
DISENGAGE, verb. Free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor".
DISENGAGE, verb. Become free; "in neutral, the gears disengage".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche