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Not joined or touching physically
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“The home has a separate pool and rumpus room for the kids.”
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Forming or viewed as a unit apart or by itself
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“Let us endeavor to keep the two issues separate during the review.”
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Characteristic of, or belonging to, a single or particular person or thing
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“Each of our students has their own separate interests.”
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(of a country) Exercising control over one's own affairs
“Many years ago, the nation officially became a separate country.”
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Relating to a section or group within a community
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Able to be attached
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Having no companions
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Hidden or out of the way
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Characterized by self-support
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Able to be separated
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Far away in space or time
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Spread
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Breakaway or rebel
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Not connected with or relevant to something
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Consisting of separate modules
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Being the only one of its kind
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To part or be parted from a mass or group
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“The lid would finally separate from the jar after some pulling and twisting.”
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To cause to move or be apart
“Police worked hard to separate the two opposing factions.”
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To section off a physical space or area
“Authorities would separate the crime scene from the public with tape.”
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To form a distinction or boundary between
“A solid wall would separate the two chambers.”
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To stop living together as a couple
“The couple decided to separate after becoming increasingly distant over the years.”
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To assort according to type, category or class
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“Let's first separate our outstanding tasks according to priority.”
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To diverge into two or more separate paths
“We reached an intersection where the trail would separate in two directions.”
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(of two or more people) To part ways
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“We would separate at the airport to go our separate ways.”
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To divide into constituent or distinct elements
“Oxygen is introduced to the wine during barrel-aging to separate it from sediments.”
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To identify differences in
“It appears that some people have difficulty in trying to separate fact from fiction.”
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(separate oneself from) To sever relations with
“John tried desperately to separate himself from his shameful past.”
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To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
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To separate into pieces as a result of a collision, blow, shock, or strain
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To cause to feel less close or friendly
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To mark the limits or boundaries of something
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To place or set apart two or more items allowing for space in between
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Enclose or separate an area with a fence
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To expel, force out or send away
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To pass (something) through a sieve or filter
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To establish what something or who someone is
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To cause something to change from being concentrated at one point to being distributed across a number of points
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To separate from a larger group
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To touch, nudge or scrape lightly in passing
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To separate, sift, analyze, or test in this manner
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To separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers
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Conceal or screen with a curtain
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Cover with veneer
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To remove or take away from
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Hold back
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To be liberated or freed from (something)
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Prevent activity from going on
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Destroy or severely damage by tearing or crushing
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To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
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Take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events
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To bother or cause unease to one's mental or emotional state