ALL meanings of separate

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  • transitive verb separate divide, segregate 1
  • transitive verb separate force apart 1
  • intransitive verb separate lovers, couple: split 1
  • adjective separate another 1
  • adjective separate detached 1
  • adjective separate distinct 1
  • adjective separate independent 1
  • noun,plural separate suit garments sold separately 1
  • intransitive verb separate move apart 1
  • transitive verb separate distinguish 1
  • transitive verb separate military: dismiss 1
  • transitive verb separate extract 1
  • transitive verb separate extract, filter out 1
  • verb with object separate to keep apart or divide, as by an intervening barrier or space: to separate two fields by a fence. 1
  • verb with object separate to put, bring, or force apart; part: to separate two fighting boys. 1
  • verb with object separate to set apart; disconnect; dissociate: to separate church and state. 1
  • verb with object separate to remove or sever from association, service, etc., especially legally or formally: He was separated from the army right after V-E Day. 1
  • verb with object separate to sort, part, divide, or disperse (an assemblage, mass, compound, etc.), as into individual units, components, or elements. 1
  • verb with object separate to take by parting or dividing; extract (usually followed by from or out): to separate metal from ore. 1
  • verb with object separate Mathematics. to write (the variables of a differential equation) in a form in which the differentials of the independent and dependent variables are, respectively, functions of these variables alone: We can separate the variables to solve the equation. Compare separation of variables. 1
  • verb without object separate to part company; withdraw from personal association (often followed by from): to separate from a church. 1
  • verb without object separate (of a married pair) to stop living together but without getting a divorce. 1
  • verb without object separate to draw or come apart; become divided, disconnected, or detached. 1
  • verb without object separate to become parted from a mass or compound: Cream separates from milk. 1
  • verb without object separate to take or go in different directions: We have to separate at the crossroad. 1
  • adjective separate detached, disconnected, or disjoined. 1
  • adjective separate unconnected; distinct; unique: two separate questions. 1
  • adjective separate being or standing apart; distant or dispersed: two separate houses; The desert has widely separate oases. 1
  • adjective separate existing or maintained independently: separate organizations. 1
  • adjective separate individual or particular: each separate item. 1
  • adjective separate not shared; individual or private: separate checks; separate rooms. 1
  • adjective separate (sometimes initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to a church or other organization no longer associated with the original or parent organization. 1
  • noun separate Usually, separates. women's outer garments that may be worn in combination with a variety of others to make different ensembles, as matching and contrasting blouses, skirts, and sweaters. 1
  • noun separate offprint (def 1). 1
  • noun separate a bibliographical unit, as an article, chapter, or other portion of a larger work, printed from the same type but issued separately, sometimes with additional pages. 1
  • adjective separate If one thing is separate from another, there is a barrier, space, or division between them, so that they are clearly two things. 0
  • adjective separate If you refer to separate things, you mean several different things, rather than just one thing. 0
  • verb separate If you separate people or things that are together, or if they separate, they move apart. 0
  • verb separate If you separate people or things that have been connected, or if one separates from another, the connection between them is ended. 0
  • verb separate If a couple who are married or living together separate, they decide to live apart. 0
  • verb separate An object, obstacle, distance, or period of time which separates two people, groups, or things exists between them. 0
  • verb separate If you separate one idea or fact from another, you clearly see or show the difference between them. 0
  • verb separate Separate out means the same as separate. 0
  • verb separate A quality or factor that separates one thing from another is the reason why the two things are different from each other. 0
  • verb separate If a particular number of points separate two teams or competitors, one of them is winning or has won by that number of points. 0
  • verb separate If you separate a group of people or things into smaller elements, or if a group separates, it is divided into smaller elements. 0
  • noun plural separate Separates are clothes such as skirts, trousers, and shirts which cover just the top half or the bottom half of your body. 0
  • verb separate to act as a barrier between 0
  • verb separate to put or force or be put or forced apart 0
  • verb separate to part or be parted from a mass or group 0
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