distaccare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French destacher "to detach" from Old French destachier "to detach" from des- +‎ attachier (to attach), alteration of estachier "to fasten with or to a stake, lay claim to" from estach(e) "a stake", from Frankish *stakka "stake", from Proto-Germanic *stakkaz, *stakkēn (stick, stake), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (stick, stake). Akin to Old High German stecko "post" (German Stecken), Old Saxon stekko "stake", Old Norse stakkr "hay stack, heap", Old English staca "stake". More at stake.

Verb[edit]

distaccare

  1. (transitive) to separate (from)
  2. (transitive) to take away (from)
  3. (transitive) to remove, detach, take off
  4. (transitive) to second (from)
  5. (transitive) to outdistance (in a race)

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