Definition of separate:

part of speech: adjective

Divided from the rest; disunited; detached.

part of speech: verb

To part or disunite; to break or divide into parts; to sever from the rest; to withdraw, as persons; to withdraw from each other; to open.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


Usage examples:

  • They can't separate us. Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm in "Half a Century".
  • They'll have growed too close an' we'll have to separate 'em, but there's plenty. Frances Hodgson Burnett in "The Secret Garden".
  • For ten years we knew no separate life- I thought no separate hopes. John Hay, et al. in "Not Pretty, But Precious".
  • " I daresay we can manage to keep them separate replied Amy. Elizabeth Sewell in "Amy Herbert".

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