Dictionary Results for separate|
1. separate - noun
· a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
Synonym(s): offprint, reprint
2. separate - noun
· a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
3. separate - verb
· act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"
4. separate - verb
· force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
Synonym(s): disunite, divide, part
Hypernym(s): move, displace
5. separate - verb
· mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
Synonym(s): distinguish, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell_apart
Hypernym(s): identify, place
6. separate - verb
· separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
Synonym(s): divide, split, split_up, dissever, carve_up
7. separate - verb
· divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
8. separate - verb
· arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
Synonym(s): classify, class, sort, assort, sort_out
Hypernym(s): categorize, categorise
9. separate - verb
· make a division or separation
10. separate - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): part, split_up, split, break, break_up
11. separate - verb
· go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
Synonym(s): part, split
12. separate - verb
· become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
Synonym(s): break, split_up, fall_apart, come_apart
13. separate - verb
· treat differently on the basis of sex or race
Synonym(s): discriminate, single_out
Hypernym(s): distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell_apart
14. separate - verb
· come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
Synonym(s): divide, part
15. separate - verb
· divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
Synonym(s): branch, ramify, fork, furcate
16. separate - adjective
· independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
17. separate - adjective
· standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"
18. separate - adjective
· separated according to race, sex, class, or religion; "separate but equal"; "girls and boys in separate classes"
19. separate - adjective
· have the connection undone; having become separate
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