Translation of break away in Spanish:

break away

desprenderse, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    (become free)
    (piece) desprenderse
    soltarse
    to break away from sth/sb desprenderse de algo
    • the boat broke away from its moorings el barco se soltó de las amarras
    • she tried to break away from him trató de soltarse
    • to break away from traditional methods apartarse de los métodos tradicionales
    • he broke away from the pack dejó atrás al pelotón
  • 2

    (secede, leave)
    escindirse
    separarse
    to break away from sth escindirse / separarse de algo