detach oneself from

detach oneself from
1)

she detached herself from the crowd

Syn:
free oneself from, separate oneself from, segregate oneself from; move away from, split off from; leave, abandon
2)

he has detached himself from his family

Syn:
dissociate oneself from, divorce oneself from, alienate oneself from, separate (oneself) from, segregate oneself from, isolate oneself from, cut oneself off from; break away from, disaffiliate oneself from, defect from; leave, quit, withdraw from, break with

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