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 estache (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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