1. [ verb ] separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation

"This neighborhood is segregated" "We don't segregate in this county"

Related terms: desegregate discriminate segregation
2. [ verb ] divide from the main body or mass and collect

"Many towns segregated into new counties" "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"

Related terms: separate segregation
3. [ verb ] separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others

"the sun degregates the carbon" "large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"

Related terms: isolate segregation
Similar spelling:   segregated