Translation of desligar in English:

desligar

to separate, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (separar)
    to separate
    dos conceptos que no se pueden desligar two concepts which cannot be separated / which are inseparable
    • hay que desligar el punto de vista económico del social economic considerations should not be confused with / should be kept separate from social ones
  • 2

    (alejar, apartar)
    desligar a algn de algn/algo to cut sb off from sb/sth
    • el exilio los ha desligado de su cultura living in exile has cut them off from their culture
  • 3

    (librar)
    desligar a algn de algo to free sb from sth
    • esta anulación lo desliga de toda obligación this annulment frees him from / of any obligation

pronominal verb

  • 1

    (librarse)
    desligarse de algo
    • tiene muchas obligaciones de las que no puede desligarse she has a lot of commitments which she cannot get out of
  • 2

    (apartarse)
    desligarse de algo/algn to cut oneself off from sth/sb