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sep·a·rate

 (sĕp′ə-rāt′)
v. sep·a·rat·ed, sep·a·rat·ing, sep·a·rates
v.tr.
1.
a. To set, force, or keep apart: The referee separated the two boxers.
b. To put space between; space apart or scatter: small farms that were separated one from another by miles of open land.
c. To form a border or barrier between (two areas or groups): A hedge separates the two yards.
d. To place in different groups; sort: separate mail by postal zones.
2.
a. To differentiate or discriminate between; distinguish: a researcher who separated the various ethnic components of the population sample.
b. To cause to be distinct or different: His natural talent separates him from all the others in the choir.
3. To remove from a mixture or combination; isolate.
4. To cause (one person) to stop living with another, or to cause (a couple) to stop living together, often by decree: She was separated from her husband last year. The couple have been separated for a year.
5. To terminate a contractual relationship with (someone); discharge.
v.intr.
1. To come apart; become detached: The lining has separated from the inside of the coat.
2. To withdraw or break away: The state threatened to separate from the Union.
3. To part company; go away from each other; disperse: The friends separated at the end of the school year.
4. To stop living together as a couple: They separated after 10 years of marriage.
5. To become divided into components or parts: Oil and water tend to separate.
adj. (sĕp′ər-ĭt, sĕp′rĭt)
1. Not touching or adjoined; detached: The garage is separate from the house.
2.
a. Existing or considered as an independent entity: The reference collection is separate from the rest of the library.
b. Dissimilar from all others; distinct or individual: a cable made of many separate fibers; two people who hold separate views on the issue.
c. often Separate Having undergone schism or estrangement from a parent body: Separate churches.
n. (sĕp′ər-ĭt, sĕp′rĭt)
Something that is separate or distinct, especially:
a. A garment, such as a skirt, jacket, or pair of slacks, that may be purchased separately and worn in various combinations with other garments.
b. A stereo component that is purchased separately and connected to other components as part of a system.
c. An offprint of an article.

[Middle English separaten, from Latin sēparātus, past participle of sēparāre : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + parāre, to prepare; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

sep′a·rate·ly adv.
sep′a·rate·ness n.
Synonyms: separate, divide, part, sever, sunder, divorce
These verbs mean to become or cause to become parted, disconnected, or disunited. Separate applies both to putting apart and to keeping apart: "In the darkness and confusion, the bands of these commanders became separated from each other" (Washington Irving).
Divide implies separation by or as if by cutting or splitting into parts or shares; the term often refers to separation into opposing or hostile groups: We divided the orange into segments."'A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free" (Abraham Lincoln).
Part refers most often to the separation of closely associated persons or things: "Because ... nothing that God or Satan could inflict would have parted us" (Emily Brontë).
Sever usually implies abruptness and force: "His head was nearly severed from his body" (H.G. Wells).
Sunder stresses violent tearing or wrenching apart: The country was sundered by civil war. Divorce implies complete separation: "a priest and a soldier, two classes of men circumstantially divorced from the kind and homely ties of life" (Robert Louis Stevenson). See Also Synonyms at distinct.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.separately - apart from others; "taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"; "the fine points are treated singly"

separately

adverb
1. alone, independently, apart, personally, on your own, by yourself, not together, severally Chris had insisted that we went separately to the club.
alone together, jointly, as one, collectively, as a group, in concert, in unison, in a body
2. individually, singly, one by one, one at a time Cook the stuffing separately.

separately

adverb
As a separate unit:
Idioms: one at a time, one by one.
Translations
بِصُورَةٍ مُنْفَصِلَةمُنْفَصِل، ليْسَ معا
oddělenězvlášť
separathver for sig
erikseenerillään
odvojeno
elválasztva
sér; hvor/hver í sínu lagi
別々に
분리하여
ločenoposebej
var för sig
อย่างแยกออกจากกัน
riêng rẽ

separately

[ˈseprɪtlɪ] ADVpor separado

separately

[ˈsɛpərətli] advséparément

separately

advgetrennt, gesondert, separat; livegetrennt; (= singly)einzeln

separately

[ˈsɛprɪtlɪ] advseparatamente

separate

(ˈsepəreit) verb
1. (sometimes with into or from) to place, take, keep or force apart. He separated the money into two piles; A policeman tried to separate the men who were fighting.
2. to go in different directions. We all walked along together and separated at the cross-roads.
3. (of a husband and wife) to start living apart from each other by choice.
(-rət) adjective
1. divided; not joined. He sawed the wood into four separate pieces; The garage is separate from the house.
2. different or distinct. This happened on two separate occasions; I like to keep my job and my home life separate.
ˈseparateness noun
ˈseparable adjective
that can be separated.
ˈseparately (-rət-) adverb
in a separate way; not together.
ˈseparates (-rəts) noun plural
garments (eg jerseys, skirts, trousers, blouses, shirts) that can be worn together in varying combinations.
ˌsepaˈration noun
1. the act of separating or the state or period of being separated. They were together again after a separation of three years.
2. a (legal) arrangement by which a husband and wife remain married but live separately.
ˈseparatist (-rə-) noun
a person who urges separation from an established political state, church etc.
ˈseparatism noun
separate off
to make or keep (a part or parts) separate.
separate out
to make or keep separate or distinct.
separate up (often with into)
to divide. The house has been separated up into different flats.

separate is spelt with -ar- (not -er-).

separately

بِصُورَةٍ مُنْفَصِلَة zvlášť separat getrennt χωριστά separadamente erikseen séparément odvojeno separatamente 別々に 분리하여 apart separat oddzielnie separadamente отдельно var för sig อย่างแยกออกจากกัน ayrı olarak riêng rẽ 分开
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