To release from that with which anything is engaged, engrossed, involved, or entangled; to extricate; to detach; to set free; to liberate; to clear; as, to disengage one from a party, from broils and controversies, from an oath, promise, or occupation; to disengage the affections a favorite pursuit, the mind from study.
- To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles. See Synonyms at extricate.
- To release (oneself) from an engagement, pledge, or obligation.
- To free or detach oneself; withdraw.