verb (used with object)
to free from attachment; unfasten: to unhitch a locomotive from a train.
verb (used without object)
to become uncoupled or unfastened.

1615–25; un-2 + hitch

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It takes time to be able to decompress and unhitch from one way of life onto another.
Block the trailer vehicle wheels, unhitch the tow vehicle, and obtain a weight rating.
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