detached

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  • If he could detach one man to his side all would be well. Cited from Way of the Lawless, by Max Brand
  • It also had two small detached parts immediately beyond and within the latter.
  • I hope it will not detach you from a settlement in your own country. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 2 (of 4), ed. by T. J. Randolph
  • He could detach himself, go out into and be alone with his work, at will. Cited from Deadham Hard, by Lucas Malet
  • It is occasionally quite detached, or may be divided into two or more parts.
  • I will detach men to help to carry you and the wounded men down to the camp. Cited from Through Three Campaigns, by G. A. Henty
  • But if he would not detach in one place, he was ready enough to do so in another. Cited from George Washington, Vol. I, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • So, the trouble which detaches us from earth gives us new hope. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: Ezekiel, etc., by Alexander Maclaren
  • The older son, on the right, was detached from the other two figures.
  • They detach from their first host and later find another host.
  • We have drawn them into our party through detaching the units. Cited from Nobody's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • In some cases a detached part was in a different county.
  • To-night, at any rate, he could not detach himself from her. Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. I, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Detaching a portion of his force, he ordered it to take the building by storm. Cited from Great Riots of New York 1712 to 1873, J.T. Headley
  • The legs and a detached arm remain from a previous stage of the work.
  • Detaching his watch from it, he held it out to the Indian girl. Cited from Frank and Fearless, by Horatio Alger Jr.
  • He seemed to detach himself from the possible current of events. Cited from The Prodigal Judge, by Vaughan Kester
  • They could also detach the trunk door for the larger products, if necessary.
  • My Lord and my God, detach me from myself to give my all to you.
  • He can detach some of these and use them as weapons.
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Root form of detached is detach for the verb.

Words starting with detached

Meaning of detached

  • verb Cause to become detached or separated; take off
    detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it
  • verb Separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment
    detach a regiment
  • verb Come to be detached
    His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery
  • adjective Used of buildings; standing apart from others
    detached houses, a detached garage