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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
Samples
a problem consisting of two separate issues.
they went their separate ways.
formed a separate church
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The early bird gets the worm

Sona kalan dona kalır.
If you wake up and get to work early, you will succeed. (Sometimes used to remark that someone is awake and working surprisingly early.


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