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1. separate [ a ] independent; not united or joint
Examples: "a problem consisting of two separate issues" "they went their separate ways" "formed a separate church"

Used in print:

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

In regard_to Eichmann , it was to be found in the Nazi outlook , which contained a principle separate from and far worse than anti-Semitism , a principle by which the poison of anti-Semitism itself was made more virulent .

(Tom F. Driver, "Beckett by the Madeleine,"...)

The form and the chaos remain separate .

That is why the form itself becomes a preoccupation , because it exists as a problem separate from the material it accommodates .

(Grants-in-Aid and Other Financial Assistance...)

For the States which maintain two separate agencies - one for the vocational rehabilitation of the blind , and one for the rehabilitation of persons other_than the blind - the Act specifies that their minimum ( base ) allotment shall be divided between the two agencies in the same proportion as it was divided in fiscal_year 1954 .

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

Refunds of less_than $ 1 will not be made unless you attach a separate application to your return requesting such a refund .

Synonyms separate Related Terms joint detached detached disjunct discrete abstracted disjoint isolable apart asunder other individual independent divided segregated unshared separation

2. separate [ v ] act as a barrier between; stand between
Examples: : "The mountain range divides the two countries"

Used in print:

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

The unstained strips were then marked , using the stained ones as a guide , and cut transversely so as to separate the various protein bands .

With either of the gradients described , chromatography on DEAE-cellulose separated agglutinins of the ABO series into at_least three regions ( Figs. 1 and 2 ) :

When the early part of the gradient was flattened , either by using the gradient shown in Fig. 2 or by allowing the `` cone sphere '' gradient to become established more slowly , Region 2 activity could sometimes be separated into two areas ( donors P._J. and R._S. , Fig. 1 and E._M. , Fig. 2 ) .

(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)

He was not sure how much of this desire was_due to his devotion to the church and how much was his own ego , demanding to be satisfied , for the two were intertwined and could not be separated .

Synonyms separate divide Related Terms partition watershed

3. separate [ v ] force, take, or pull apart
Examples: "He separated the fighting children" "Moses parted the Red Sea"

Used in print:

(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)

Carrier * * f was added and the aqueous and organic phases were separated ( cells containing gaseous reactants were immersed in liquid_air before opening under sodium_iodide ) .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

But that year was different , for just as the city , in the form of my street clothes , had intruded upon my mountain nights , so an essential part of the summer gave promise of continuing into the fall : Jessica and I , about to be separated not by a mere footbridge or mess-hall kitchen but by the immense obstacle of residing in cruelly distant boroughs , had agreed to correspond .

(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)

It 's inevitable in_this case , for the couple will be separated for , at_the_least , forty years .

Synonyms separate divide part disunite Related Terms move cut tear tear sever sequester polarize disconnect gin break disjoint disjoin joint compartmentalize

4. separate [ v ] mark as different
Examples: "We distinguish several kinds of maple"

Used in print:

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

These two aspects of death cannot be successfully separated , but they dare not be confused or identified .

The repeated efforts in Christian history to describe death as altogether the consequence of human sin show that these two aspects of death cannot be separated .

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

The accumulation of such devices , however , soon had the effect of telescoping , even while separating , surface and depth .

Synonyms distinguish separate differentiate tell tell_apart secernate severalize severalise secern Related Terms identify contrast discriminate contrast label demarcate stratify discriminate label know contradistinguish severalize dissociate individualize sex differentiation differentiator compare

5. separate [ v ] separate into parts or portions
Examples: "divide the cake into three equal parts" "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

Used in print:

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

Its function is to separate from the base ruled mass , among whom private ownership prevails , the governing warrior elite .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

`` Your wife just called '' , she said , separating one word from another , exactly like a child .

Synonyms divide separate split dissever carve_up split_up Related Terms unite change_integrity balkanize parcel sliver triangulate canton break paragraph unitize format sectionalise subdivide lot partition split divider

6. separate [ a ] individual and distinct
Examples: "pegged down each separate branch to the earth" "a gift for every single child"

Used in print:

(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)

Three separate amplifiers then drive a 21 - inch tricolor tube .

(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)

Since then , many Protestant_denominations have made separate pronouncements , in which they not_only approved birth_control , but declared it at_times to be a religious duty .

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Most_of our largest cities have one or more separate vocational or technical high_schools .

The separate vocational or technical high_schools in the large cities must be reckoned as permanent institutions .

Synonyms separate single Related Terms individual

7. separate [ v ] arrange or order by classes or categories
Examples: "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

Used in print:

(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

In the over-all process , it is difficult to assign a `` pure '' role to each constituent of a built detergent formulation ; and , indeed , there is no_more reason to separate the interrelated roles of the active , builder , antiredeposition agent , etc. than there is to assign individual actions to each of the numerous isomers making_up a given commercial organic active .

Synonyms classify separate sort_out class assort sort Related Terms categorize categorize refer group reclassify catalogue count pigeonhole dichotomize unitise grade isolate size class categorization classification class class classifier class sorting classification sort sorter sorter compare

8. separate [ v ] divide into components or constituents
Examples: "Separate the wheat from the chaff"

Used in print:

(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)

Hence , the electron paramagnetic effects ( slope ) can be separated from the nuclear effects ( intercept ) .

Indeed it is possible to separate electron paramagnetic from nuclear effects .

Synonyms separate Related Terms change_integrity filter dialyse decompose fractionate precipitate sift winnow fractionate extract peptize wash avulse tease macerate separation

9. separate [ a ] standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything
Examples: "a freestanding bell tower" "a house with a separate garage"

Used in print:

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Most_of our largest cities have one or more separate vocational or technical high_schools .

The separate vocational or technical high_schools in the large cities must be reckoned as permanent institutions .

Synonyms separate freestanding Related Terms detached

10. separate [ v ] make a division or separation

Used in print:

(Alfred Wright, "A Duel Golfers Will Never Forget"...)

Rosburg had started early in the day , and by the time Palmer and Player were on the course - separated , as they were destined to be for the rest of the weekend , by about half an hour - they could see on the numerous scoreboards spotted around the course that Rosburg , who ended with a 73 , was not having a good_day .

(Peter Eldersveld, "Faith Amid Fear"...)

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ ?

Synonyms separate divide Related Terms break disperse detach break partition shut_off rail rope_off division

11. separate [ v ] go one's own away; move apart
Examples: "The friends separated after the party"

Used in print:

(Peter Field, Rattlesnake Ridge....)

Separating , they took different sides of the main_drag and systematically combed the bars .

Synonyms part split separate Related Terms move disperse break_up diffract schism

12. separate [ v ] become separated into pieces or fragments
Examples: "The figurine broke" "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"

Used in print:

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

The first attempts to isolate TSH came a decade later , when Janssen and Loeser ( 1931 ) used trichloroacetic_acid to separate the soluble TSH from insoluble impurities .

Synonyms break separate fall_apart come_apart split_up Related Terms change_integrity burst snap break_up ladder burst puncture smash crush decompose break break fault

13. separate [ v ] discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
Examples: "The business partners broke over a tax question" "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage" "My friend and I split up"

Used in print:

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

When we separated that evening Pat pushed a_hundred dollar_bill into Eileen 's hand to help towards a layette .

Synonyms break_up split part separate break split_up Related Terms secede disassociate dissassociate break_with divorce break give_the_axe disunify break separation dissolution rupture legal_separation

14. separate [ a ] have the connection undone; having become separate

Synonyms separate disjoined Related Terms unconnected

15. separate [ v ] come apart
Examples: "The two pieces that we had glued separated"

Synonyms divide part separate Related Terms change detach chip dismember polarize reduce partition segment calve segregate disjoin segment subdivide gerrymander separation

16. separate [ a ] not living together as man and wife
Examples: "decided to live apart" "maintaining separate households" "they are separated"

Synonyms separated separate apart Related Terms divided

17. separate [ a ] characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing
Examples: "an individual serving" "separate rooms" "single occupancy" "a single bed"

Synonyms individual single separate Related Terms unshared

18. separate [ a ] separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
Examples: "separate but equal" "girls and boys in separate classes"

Synonyms separate Related Terms segregated

19. separate [ n ] a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication

Synonyms reprint separate offprint Related Terms article reprint

20. separate [ v ] treat differently on the basis of sex or race

Synonyms discriminate single_out separate Related Terms distinguish isolate segregate disadvantage redline hive_off discrimination

21. separate [ v ] divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
Examples: "The road forks"

Synonyms ramify fork separate furcate branch Related Terms diverge twig arborize trifurcate bifurcate diversify branch branch branching ramification furcation branch

22. separate [ n ] a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

Synonyms separate Related Terms garment

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