|1.||to disengage and separate or remove, as by pulling; unfasten; disconnect|
|2.||military to separate (a small unit) from a larger, esp for a special assignment|
|[C17: from Old French destachier, from des-|
|1.||disconnected or standing apart; not attached: a detached house|
|2.||having or showing no bias or emotional involvement; disinterested|
|3.||social welfare Compare outreach working at the clients' normal location rather than from an office; not dependent on premises for providing a service: a detached youth worker|
|4.||ophthalmol (of the retina) separated from the choroid layer of the eyeball to which it is normally attached, resulting in loss of vision in the affected part|
detach de·tach (dĭ-tāch')
v. de·tached, de·tach·ing, de·tach·es
To separate or unfasten; disconnect.
To remove from association or union with something.
Standing apart from others; separate.