Definition of separate :
1. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls.
2. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; - said of things once connected.
3. To come between; to keep apart by occupying the space between; to lie between; as, the Mediterranean Sea separates Europe and Africa.
4. To disunite; to divide; to disconnect; to sever; to part in any manner.
5. To part; to become disunited; to be disconnected; to withdraw from one another; as, the family separated.
6. To set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.
7. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; - said of things that have not been connected.
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alienate (part of speech: verb)
unequal (part of speech: adjective)
diverge (part of speech: verb)
scatter (part of speech: verb)
divergent (part of speech: adjective)
extraneous (part of speech: adjective)
extrinsic, inapplicable, impertinent, other, extraneous, dissociated, irrelevant, estranged, eerie, separated, foreign, extraterrestrial, disconnected, outer, strange, unaffiliated, foreign-born, nonessential, alien, immaterial, detached, outside, outlandish, parenthetical, removed, inadmissible, segregated, exotic, unessential, unallied, disjoint, external, inappropriate, unrelated, disaffiliated
unrelated (part of speech: adjective)
seclude (part of speech: verb)
boycott, cloister, extirpate, deport, cordon, eject, blackball, evict, exclude, ostracize, sequester, excommunicate, confine, isolate, exile, disbar, remove, closet, expatriate, extradite, oust, reject, seclude, expel, banish, eliminate, blacklist
order (part of speech: verb)
establish, collate, program, rationalize, unify, devise, categorize, grade, balance, place, plot, score, array, adjust, methodize, mediate, frame, support, subordinate, maintain, schedule, orchestrate, normalize, cast, structure, organize, marshal, sort, plan, arrange, compose, systematize, regulate, prepare, screen, shape, settle, set, pigeonhole, right, classify, rank, schematize, group, design, stratify, fix, integrate, chart, class, sift, form, scheme, order, unsnarl, type, control, harmonize, stabilize, rate
separate (part of speech: verb)
sundered, dissect, cut, alienated, individual, disarticulate, distinct, axe, severed, disaffiliate, pare, amputate, scissor, incise, disassembled, disassemble, unglued, disintegrate, autonomous, unglue, unfix, rip, unhinge, bisect, fragmentary, disintegrated, independent, slice
discriminate (part of speech: verb)
dissociate (part of speech: verb)
dismantle, break, excise, rupture, rend, partition, disassociate, part, segregate, detach, cleave, dissociate, split, disjoin, sunder, halve, sever, uncouple, disconnect, disengage, fragment, insulate
- There were various separate parties sitting at these tables taking breakfast. - "Rollo in Switzerland", Jacob Abbott.
- To separate us now after we've been together three years- And it isn't as though we were awfully bad last year. - "Just Patty", Jean Webster.
- " And I cannot separate from Isaac yet," pleaded Aimee. - "The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance", Harriet Martineau.