"detach" in the verb sense
cause to become detached or separated take off
"detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it"
separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment
"detach a regiment"
3. detach, come off, come away
come to be detached
"His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
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