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separate

sep·a·rate

separate

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, adjective
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: se p reIt
inflections: separated, separates, separating
definition: to set apart or keep apart.
The teacher separated the two children who were talking during the lesson.
synonyms:
isolate
antonyms:
mix
similar words:
divide
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: se p riht [or] se priht
definition: not connected or not attached.
I keep my shirts and pants in separate drawers.
antonyms:
attached, connected
derivations: separately (adv.), separateness (n.)
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  • separated:
    living apart from each other, as before a divorce.
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