What is another word for separating?

Need synonyms for separating? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
Present participle for to part or be parted from a mass or group
“The lid would finally separate from the jar after some pulling and twisting.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to move or be apart
“Police worked hard to separate the two opposing factions.”
Verb
Present participle for to section off a physical space or area
“Authorities would separate the crime scene from the public with tape.”
Verb
Present participle for to form a distinction or boundary between
“A solid wall would separate the two chambers.”
Verb
Present participle for to stop living together as a couple
“The couple decided to separate after becoming increasingly distant over the years.”
Verb
Present participle for to arrange or assign according to type
“Let's first separate our outstanding tasks according to priority.”
Verb
Present participle for to go or move in different directions from a central point
“We reached an intersection where the trail would separate in two directions.”
Verb
(of two or more people) Present participle for to divide or be divided
“We would separate at the airport to go our separate ways.”
Verb
Present participle for to divide into constituent or distinct elements
“Oxygen is introduced to the wine during barrel-aging to separate it from sediments.”
Verb
Present participle for to understand or point out the difference in
“It appears that some people have difficulty in trying to separate fact from fiction.”
Verb
(separate oneself from) Present participle for to sever relations with
“John tried desperately to separate himself from his shameful past.”
Noun
Adjective
Neither one thing nor the other
Adjective
Noun
The action of dividing something into parts
Noun
Noun
The act of making a choice
Noun
Choosing
Noun
The action of separating something into parts or the process of being separated
Preposition
At a point intermediate to two other points in space, time, etc
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019