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separate (n):
a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
separate (n):
a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
Related Word: reprint
separate (v):
divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
Samples
The road forks
Related Words: branchforkfurcateramify
separate (v):
become separated into pieces or fragments
Samples
The figurine broke.
The freshly baked loaf fell apart

Related Word: break
separate (v):
mark as different
Samples
We distinguish several kinds of maple
Related Words: differentiatedistinguish
separate (v):
arrange or order by classes or categories
Samples
How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
Related Words: assortclassclassifysort
separate (v):
divide into components or constituents
Samples
Separate the wheat from the chaff
separate (v):
go one's own way; move apart
Samples
The friends separated after the party
Related Words: partsplit
separate (v):
make a division or separation
Related Words: divide
separate (v):
force, take, or pull apart
Samples
He separated the fighting children.
Moses parted the Red Sea

Related Words: part
separate (v):
come apart
Samples
The two pieces that we had glued separated
Related Words: dividepart
separate (v):
act as a barrier between; stand between
Samples
The mountain range divides the two countries
Related Word: divide
separate (v):
discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
Samples
The business partners broke over a tax question.
The couple separated after 25 years of marriage.
My friend and I split up

Related Words: breakbreak upsplit
separate (v):
separate into parts or portions
Samples
divide the cake into three equal parts.
The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

Related Words: dividesplit
separate (v):
treat differently on the basis of sex or race
Related Words: discriminate
separate (s):
standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything
Samples
a freestanding bell tower.
a house with a separate garage
separate (s):
have the connection undone; having become separate
separate (s):
separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
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separate but equal.
girls and boys in separate classes
separate (a):
independent; not united or joint
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a problem consisting of two separate issues.
they went their separate ways.
formed a separate church
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