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Definition of separate

What is the definition of "separate"?
  • sep•a•rateverb-transitive
  • 1. To set or keep apart; disunite.
    2. To space apart; scatter: small farms that were separated one from another by miles of open land.
    3. To sort: separate mail by postal zones.
    4. To differentiate or discriminate between; distinguish: a researcher who separated the various ethnic components of the population sample.
    5. To remove from a mixture or combination; isolate.


Use "separate" in a sentence
  • "In connection with this fracture, reference must be made to a condition frequently met with, in which the epiphysial portion of the acromion is found to be separate from the body of the process -- _separate acromion_."

    ""He was holy, harmless, undefiled, and separate from sinners:" not _separate_ in the sense of not eating and drinking with them, of not associating and conversing with them; but separate in the sense that he was not, like them, a transgressor of the law of"

    "Purchas having considered some of the ships belonging to _single_ adventurers or subscriptions, which made separate voyages or parts of voyages, as _separate_ adventures."

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