Dictionary Results for separate

1. separate - noun

· a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication

Synonym(s): offprint, reprint

Hypernym(s): article

2. separate - noun

· a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

Hypernym(s): garment

3. separate - verb

· act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"

Synonym(s): divide

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

Hypernym(s): change_integrity

7. separate - verb

· divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"

Hypernym(s): change_integrity

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

Synonym(s): divide

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

Hypernym(s): move

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

Hypernym(s): change_integrity

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

Hypernym(s): change

15. separate - verb

· divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"

Synonym(s): branch, ramify, fork, furcate

Hypernym(s): diverge

16. separate - adjective

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

Antonym(s): joint

17. separate - adjective

· standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"

Synonym(s): freestanding

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

Synonym(s): disjoined

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