[ 'sepəreit ] Pronunciation: "separate" in a sentence
Verb: separate `sepu'reyt
- Act as a barrier between; stand between
- Independent; not united or joint
"a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
- Standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything
"a house with a separate garage"
- Separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
"separate but equal"; "girls and boys in separate classes"
- Have the connection undone; having become separate
- A separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
- offprint, reprint
- A garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
Derived forms: separated, separating, separates
See also: apart, asunder, detached, discrete, disjoint, disjunct, distinct, divided, fall, independent, individual, isolable, isolated, other, segregated, separated, separately, separateness, separation, separatist, separative, separator, set-apart, single, unaccompanied, unconnected, unintegrated, unshared
Type of: article, categorise [Brit], categorize, change, change integrity, displace, diverge, garment, identify, move, place
Encyclopedia: Separate Separate, equal
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- keep these things in a separate place.
- the trust is separated from the company.
- the delegates separated with quick good-byes.
- would you care to have separate checks?
- politics is the only thing which separates us.