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Definition of seperation

"seperation" is probably misspelled. Trying separation instead Definition of separation

1. separation [ n ] coming apart

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

Byron , since the separation from his wife had been living in a smallish house in Piccadilly_Terrace .

Synonyms separation breakup detachment Related Terms change rupture break detach break_up

2. separation [ n ] the state of lacking unity

Used in print:

(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)

Indeed , with developed positivism , the separation of law from justice , or from morality generally , became quite specific .

Synonyms separation Related Terms union integrity discontinuity isolation discreteness disassociation dissociation disjunction separate

3. separation [ n ] the distance between things
Examples: "fragile items require separation and cushioning"

Used in print:

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

But contest definition - that dramatic muscular separation of every muscle group that seems as though it must have been carved by a sculptor 's chisel - is something quite different .

Synonyms separation interval Related Terms distance clearance divergence

4. separation [ n ] sorting one thing from others
Examples: : "the separation of wheat from chaff" "the separation of mail by postal zones"

Synonyms separation Related Terms sorting threshing winnow separate

5. separation [ n ] the social act of separating or parting company
Examples: "the separation of church and state"

Used in print:

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

Alex told her that there was no hurry for their breakfasts , trying at_the_same_time to effect a speedy separation of the persons before and behind him .

Synonyms separation Related Terms group_action divorce isolation segregation seclusion legal_separation separate

6. separation [ n ] the space where a division or parting occurs
Examples: "he hid in the separation between walls"

Synonyms separation Related Terms space

7. separation [ n ] termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

Synonyms separation Related Terms result

8. separation [ n ] (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)

Synonyms separation legal_separation Related Terms cessation law

9. separation [ n ] the act of dividing or disconnecting

Synonyms separation Related Terms change_of_integrity removal division dissociation division detachment divergence tear disunion secession secession disconnection avulsion divergence separate

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