separate

  • 21separate — I. verb ( rated; rating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin separatus, past participle of separare, from se apart + parare to prepare, procure more at secede, pare Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to set or keep apart …

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  • 22separate*/*/*/ — [ˈsep(ə)rət] adj I 1) not together My brother and I always had separate rooms.[/ex] Clients funds should be kept separate from the firm s own money.[/ex] 2) different or new Answer each question on a separate sheet of paper.[/ex] 3) not connected …

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  • 23separate — 01. Colin and his wife Joan [separated] a couple of months ago, and are now planning on getting a divorce. 02. The children have found their parents [separation] very difficult to deal with. 03. We travelled [separately] to India from Europe, but …

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  • 24separate — 1. adjective /ˈsɛp(ə)ɹət,ˈsɛpəɹeɪt/ a) Apart from (the rest); not connected to or attached to (anything else). This chair can be disassembled into five separate pieces. b) Not together (with); not united ( …

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  • 25separate — I adj. separate from (to keep separate from) II v. (D; intr., tr.) to separate from (she was separated from her family; to be separated from the service) * * * [ sep(ə)rɪt] (D; intr., tr.) to separate from (she was separated from her family; to… …

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  • 26separate — {{11}}separate (adj.) detached, kept apart, c.1600, from SEPARATE (Cf. separate) (v.). Separate but equal in reference to U.S. segregation policies on railroads is attested from 1890. Separate development, official name of apartheid in South… …

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  • 27separate — sep•a•rate v. [[t]ˈsɛp əˌreɪt[/t]] adj., n. [[t] ər ɪt[/t]] v. rat•ed, rat•ing, adj. n. 1) to keep apart; divide 2) to bring or force apart: to separate two fighting boys[/ex] 3) to disconnect; dissociate: to separate church and state[/ex] 4) to… …

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  • 28separate — 1. adjective 1) his personal life was separate from his job Syn: unconnected, unrelated, different, distinct, discrete; detached, divorced, disconnected, independent, autonomous Ant: linked, interdependent 2) …

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  • 29separate — v 1. part, divide, space, interspace, space out, set at intervals, set or keep apart; disentangle, pull apart, disconnect, disengage, disarticulate, uncouple, unyoke, disunite; intersect, bisect. 2. come between, intervene, interfere, interlope,… …

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  • 30separate — adj., n., & v. adj. (often foll. by from) forming a unit that is or may be regarded as apart or by itself; physically disconnected, distinct, or individual (living in separate rooms; the two questions are essentially separate). n. 1 (in pl.)… …

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  • 31separate — 1. adjective 1) his personal life was separate from his job Syn: unconnected, unrelated, different, distinct, discrete, detached, divorced, disconnected, independent 2) the infirmary was separate from the school Syn …

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  • 32Separate — Se|pa|rate 〈[seprə̣t] n. 15〉 zu einer mehrteiligen Kombination gehörendes Kleidungsstück (z. B. Jackett), das auch unabhängig von dieser getragen werden kann [zu engl. separate „getrennt, gesondert“] * * * Se|pa|rate [ sɛp(ə)rɪt], das; s, s [engl …

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  • 33separate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. divide, disunite, disconnect, part, detach, sever, keep apart, isolate, segregate, sift, screen; part company. Ant., unite, connect. adj. disconnected, distinct, alone, isolate, unconnected,… …

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  • 34separate — [15] Etymologically, separate means ‘arrange apart’. It comes from the past participle of Latin sēparāre, a compound verb formed from the prefix sē ‘apart’ and parāre ‘arrange (in advance), furnish, make ready’ (source also of English prepare).… …

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  • 35separate —   Ka awale, kau oko a, kā oko a, hemo, lele, ho oka awale.   Also: ho oka a oko a, hō oko a, kauko a, ho okaupale, wae, waewae, māwae, mahae, weke, wekeweke, māwehe, māweke, mōwae, mōae, ho opale, kōhikōhi, oki. See kai okia.    ♦ To separate by… …

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  • 36separate — [15] Etymologically, separate means ‘arrange apart’. It comes from the past participle of Latin sēparāre, a compound verb formed from the prefix sē ‘apart’ and parāre ‘arrange (in advance), furnish, make ready’ (source also of English prepare).… …

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  • 37separate — See separate, divide …

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  • 38separate — Synonyms and related words: aberrate, abrupt, aggravate, agree to differ, agree to disagree, alien, alienate, alienated, alone, aloof, analyze, anatomize, apart, assay, assort, assorted, asunder, at odds, at variance, atomize, autarchic, autarkic …

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  • 39Separate — Se|pa|rate 〈[sɛ̣pərət] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Mode〉 zu einer mehrteiligen Kombination gehörendes Kleidungsstück (z. B. Jackett), das auch unabhängig von dieser getragen werden kann [Etym.: zu engl. separate »getrennt, gesondert«] …

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  • 40Separate — Se|pa|rate [ sɛp(ə)rit] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. separates (Plur.) zu separate »getrennt«, dies zu lat. separatus, vgl. ↑separat> Kleidungsstück, das zu einer zwei od. mehrteiligen Kombination gehört, aber auch getrennt davon… …

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