Definitions of separate

  1. To part; to be disunited; to withdraw from each other.
  2. To part or divide; disunite; disconnect; withdraw.
  3. divide into components or constituents; " Separate the wheat from the chaff"
  4. go one's own away; move apart; " The friends separated after the party"
  5. To disunite; to divide; to disconnect; to sever; to part in any manner.
  6. To come between; to keep apart by occupying the space between; to lie between; as, the Mediterranean Sea separates Europe and Africa.
  7. To set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.
  8. To divide: to part: to withdraw: to set apart for a certain purpose.
  9. To divide; part; withdraw.
  10. To disconnect; dissever.
  11. To keep apart.
  12. To consider separately.
  13. To part: to withdraw from each other: to become disunited.
  14. arrange or order by classes or categories; " How would you classify these pottery shards-- are they prehistoric?"
  15. 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"
  16. mark as different; " We distinguish several kinds of maple"
  17. treat differently on the basis of sex or race
  18. make a division or separation
  19. To be disconnected.
  20. To part or disunite; to break or divide into parts; to sever from the rest; to withdraw, as persons; to withdraw from each other; to open.
  21. Separating.
  22. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls.
  23. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; - said of things once connected.
  24. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; - said of things that have not been connected.
  25. a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
  26. a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
  27. Separateness.
  28. not living together as man and wife; " decided to live apart"; " maintaining separate households"; " they are separated"
  29. have the connection undone; having become separate
  30. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion; " separate but equal"; " girls and boys in separate classes"
  31. independent; not united or joint; " a problem consisting of two separate issues"; " they went their separate ways"; " formed a separate church"
  32. Divided from the rest; disconnected; not united; distinct.
  33. Separated: divided: apart from another: distinct.
  34. Existing apart from others; considered by itself; unconnected or disconnected.
  35. Divided from the rest; disconnected; distinct; disconnected from the body. Separate estate, the property of a married woman which she holds independently of her husband.
  36. Divided from the rest; disunited; detached.
  37. Separated.