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separate

adjective alone, apart, asunder, departing, detached, different, disassociated, disconnected, disjoined, disjointed, disjunct, disparate, disrelated, dissimilar, dissociated, distinct, disunited, divergent, divided, divorced, independent, individual, insular, isolated, lone, loose, parted, removed, secluded, secretus, segregated, separated, separatus, set apart, severed, split, sundered, unaccompanied, unaffiliated, unallied, unassociated, unattached, unattended, unconnected
Associated concepts: separate action, separate cause of action, separate maintenance

separate

verb alienate, break, break off, break up, cleave, come apart, come between, cut adrift, cut off, disassociate, disband, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, dismember, dispart, disperse, dissever, dissolve, disunite, divide, exclude, fractionize, hold apart, intersect, keep apart, part, part company, part ways, rend, rive, rupture, section, sectionalize, segment, separare, set apart, sever, splinter, split, split up, tear, unbind, uncouple, unloose, unmarry, unravel, untie, unyoke, winnow
Associated concepts: annul, divorce
See also: abandon, alienate, alone, apart, bifurcate, bipartite, classify, cross, cull, demarcate, detach, dichotomize, disband, disconnected, discontinue, discrete, discriminate, disengage, disentangle, disjoint, disjunctive, disorganize, disparate, disperse, dissociate, distill, distinct, distinguish, divide, eliminate, estrange, except, excise, exclude, exclusive, extract, extrinsic, foreign, impertinent, individual, insular, insulate, interrupt, irrelative, irrelevant, isolate, liberate, luxate, particular, private, purge, relegate, remove, screen, secede, seclude, select, sequester, sever, singular, sole, solitary, sort, specific, split, sporadic, subdivide, substantive, unrelated, withdraw
References in classic literature ?
The answer is obvious: The weakness of most of the members, who are unwilling to expose themselves to the mercy of foreign powers; the weakness of most of the principal members, compared with the formidable powers all around them; the vast weight and influence which the emperor derives from his separate and heriditary dominions; and the interest he feels in preserving a system with which his family pride is connected, and which constitutes him the first prince in Europe; -- these causes support a feeble and precarious Union; whilst the repellant quality, incident to the nature of sovereignty, and which time continually strengthens, prevents any reform whatever, founded on a proper consolidation.
On the slightest view of the British Constitution, we must perceive that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments are by no means totally separate and distinct from each other.
There is no common boundary at which the syllables join, but each is separate and distinct from the rest.
They would have to cross the chain which separates the basin of the Niger from the basin of the Senegal, and determines the course of the water-shed, whether to the Gulf of Guinea on the one hand, or to the bay of Cape Verde on the other.
The first precaution to adopt was to separate Emily from friends whose advice might be hostile to his interests--perhaps even subversive of his security.
At the upper end of the banquet room was a separate table provided for the animals.
At last, however, they fell a-quarrelling among themselves, and each went off to pasture alone in a separate corner of the field.
When converted by subsidence into large separate islands, there will still exist many individuals of the same species on each island: intercrossing on the confines of the range of each species will thus be checked: after physical changes of any kind, immigration will be prevented, so that new places in the polity of each island will have to be filled up by modifications of the old inhabitants; and time will be allowed for the varieties in each to become well modified and perfected.
I have myself published separate volumes on the 'Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs;' on the 'Volcanic Islands visited during the Voyage of the Beagle;' and on the 'Geology of South America.
Emotions are traditionally regarded by psychologists as a separate class of mental occurrences: I am, of course, not concerned to deny the obvious fact that they have characteristics which make a special investigation of them necessary.
In the Levins' house, so long deserted, there were now so many people that almost all the rooms were occupied, and almost every day it happened that the old princess, sitting down to table, counted them all over, and put the thirteenth grandson or granddaughter at a separate table.
But for this miserable obstacle, he might have taken the Diamond to Amsterdam, and have made a marketable commodity of it, by having it cut up into separate stones.