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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·en·gage v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disengaged p. pr. & vb. n. Disengaging.]  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 disengage him and the kingdom, great sums were to be borrowed.   --Milton.
    Caloric and light must be disengaged during the process.   --Transl. of Lavoisier.
 Syn: -- To liberate; free; loose; extricate; clear; disentangle; detach; withdraw; wean.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·en·gaged a. Not engaged; free from engagement; at leisure; free from occupation or care; vacant. -- Dis*en*ga*ged*ness n.