HyperDic: detachment

English > 5 senses of the word detachment:
NOUNfeelingdetachment, withdrawalavoiding emotional involvement
actdetachment, disengagementthe act of releasing from an attachment or connection
statedetachment, insulation, insularity, insularismthe state of being isolated / isolated or detached
groupdetachmenta small unit of troops of special composition
eventdetachment, separation, breakupcoming apart
detachment > pronunciation
Soundsdihtae'chmahnt; diytae'chmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > detachment: 5 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaningavoiding emotional involvement.
Broaderindifferenceunbiased impartial unconcern
Spanishdistanciamiento, separación
English > detachment: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of releasing from an attachment or connection.
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Catalandesconnectar, deslligar
Verbsdetachcause to become detached or separated
English > detachment: 5 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of being isolated / isolated or detached.
Synonymsinsulation, insularity, insularism
BroaderisolationA state of separation between persons or groups
Spanishestrechez de miras, insularidad, insularismo
Catalanestretor d'esperit, visió estreta
English > detachment: 5 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA small unit of troops of special composition.
MembersflankerA soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation
NarrowerbodyguardA group of men who escort and protect some important person
patrolA detachment used for security or reconnaissance
picketA detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack
press gangA detachment empowered to force civilians to serve in the army or navy
provost guardA detachment under the command of a provost marshall
rearguardA detachment assigned to protect the rear of a (retreating) military body
Broaderarmy unitA military unit that is part of an army
Verbsdetachseparate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment
English > detachment: 5 senses > noun 5, event
Meaningcoming apart.
Synonymsseparation, breakup
NarrowerbreakThe occurrence of breaking
rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling outA personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Spanishalejamiento, desapego, desprendimiento, desunión, separación
Catalandespreniment, desunió, ruptura, separació
Verbsdetachcome to be detached

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