unhitch

[ uhn-hich ]
/ ʌnˈhɪtʃ /

verb (used with object)

to free from attachment; unfasten: to unhitch a locomotive from a train.

verb (used without object)

to become uncoupled or unfastened.

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Origin of unhitch

First recorded in 1615–25; un-2 + hitch1
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