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separate

 
Adjective separate has 7 senses
  1. separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
    Antonyms:
    joint, associated, clannish, combined, concerted, conjunct, conjunctive, cooperative, united, conjoined, conjoint, cosignatory, corporate, collective, sharing
  2. separate, single - individual and distinct; "pegged down each separate branch to the earth"; "a gift for every single child"
    Antonym: common (indirect, via individual)
  3. freestanding, separate - standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"
    Antonym: attached (indirect, via detached)
  4. apart, separate, separated - not living together as man and wife; "decided to live apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are separated"
    Antonym: united (indirect, via divided)
  5. individual, separate, single - characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing; "an individual serving"; "separate rooms"; "single occupancy"; "a single bed"
    Antonym: shared (indirect, via unshared)
  6. separate - separated according to race, sex, class, or religion; "separate but equal"; "girls and boys in separate classes"
    Antonym:
    integrated (indirect, via segregated)
  7. disjoined, separate - have the connection undone; having become separate
    Antonym: connected (indirect, via unconnected)
Noun separate has 2 senses
  1. offprint, reprint, separate - a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    --1 is a kind of article
  2. separate - a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
    --2 is a kind of
    garment
Verb separate has 13 senses
  1. separate, divide - act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. separate, disunite, divide, part - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
    --2 is one way to move, displace
    Derived form: noun separation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  3. distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
    --3 is one way to identify, place
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  4. 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"
    --4 is one way to change integrity
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. separate, divide, part - come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
    --5 is one way to change
    Derived form: noun separation2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. separate - divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
    --6 is one way to
    change integrity
    Derived forms: noun separation5, noun separator1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
    --7 is one way to categorize, categorise
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  8. break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart - become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
    --8 is one way to change integrity
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  9. separate, divide - make a division or separation
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  10. 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"
    Derived forms: noun separatist1, noun separation9
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  11. separate, part, split - go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
    --11 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun separation6
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  12. discriminate, separate, single out - treat differently on the basis of sex or race
    --12 is one way to distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  13. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate - divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
    --13 is one way to diverge
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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