verb (used with object), dis·en·gaged, dis·en·gag·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·en·gaged, dis·en·gag·ing.
Origin of disengage
Related formsdis·en·gag·ed·ness [dis-en-gey-jid-nis, -geyjd-] /ˌdɪs ɛnˈgeɪ dʒɪd nɪs, -ˈgeɪdʒd-/, nounself-dis·en·gag·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for disengaged
Barack Obama is also far more aloof and disengaged than George W. Bush.
The one event that could upend that is an encore from a passive, disengaged Obama.Robert Shrum on the Vice Presidential Debate: Biden’s Win Was a Big F@$&ing Deal|Robert Shrum|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Democrats are rightly worried that this time around, their base is disengaged.Republicans Embrace Theatrics—It’s Time for Barack Obama to Do the Same|Sally Kohn|July 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since Madoff senior's arrest, Andrew has disengaged his financial interests from those fishing ventures.
Sax blames the rising phenomenon of disengaged boys on a number of factors, including videogames and a lack of male role models.
I saw that he had disengaged the leather straps which ran round it, pulling them clear of their loops.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
By the way, Mr. Chester, you had better ask to have my room to-night; we know that it is disengaged.The Chink in the Armour|Marie Belloc Lowndes
The stranger entered the bank parlor noiselessly, and stood quietly waiting for Potts to be disengaged.Cord and Creese|James de Mille
He disengaged her, turning from her and walking across the room.Bear Trap|Alan Edward Nourse
Mary disengaged it, and Paula tossed the jewel back into the trunk.The Bride of the Nile, Complete|Georg Ebers