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〔 ˋsєpәˏret 〕


〔 ˊsepәreit 〕

Overview of noun separate

The noun separate has 2 senses

  • offprint, reprint, separate -- (a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication)

  • separate -- (a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments)

Overview of verb separate

The verb separate has 13 senses

  • separate, divide -- (act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries")

  • separate, disunite, divide, part -- (force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")

  • distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart -- (mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple")

  • divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up -- (separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I")

  • separate -- (divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff")

  • classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate -- (arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?")

  • separate, divide -- (make a division or separation)

  • separate, part, split up, split, break, break up -- (discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up")

  • separate, part, split -- (go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party")

  • break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

  • discriminate, separate, single out -- (treat differently on the basis of sex or race)

  • separate, divide, part -- (come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated")

  • branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate -- (divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks")

Overview of adj separate

The adj separate has 4 senses

  • separate -- (independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church")

  • freestanding, separate -- (standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage")

  • separate -- (separated according to race, sex, class, or religion; "separate but equal"; "girls and boys in separate classes")

  • disjoined, separate -- (have the connection undone; having become separate)