decouple

Definitions of decouple
  1. verb
    disconnect or separate
    synonyms: uncouple
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    Antonyms:
    couple, couple on, couple up
    link together
    type of:
    disconnect
    make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
  2. verb
    regard as unconnected
    decouple our foreign policy from ideology”
    synonyms: dissociate
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    Antonyms:
    associate, colligate, connect, link, link up, relate, tie in
    make a logical or causal connection
    type of:
    differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize, tell, tell apart
    mark as different
  3. verb
    reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
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    type of:
    do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of
    terminate, end, or take out
  4. verb
    eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
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    type of:
    do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of
    terminate, end, or take out
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