Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun disengagement

2 senses of disengagement

Sense 1
detachment, disengagement -- (the act of releasing from an attachment or connection)
       => separation -- (the act of dividing or disconnecting)

Sense 2
disengagement, fallback, pullout -- (to break off a military action with an enemy)
       => retreat -- ((military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat; "the disorderly retreat of French troops")

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