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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
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On leaving school, we both went separate ways and Pauline married quite young and went to live in Lichfield.
CRAIG BELLAMY and Graeme Souness finally went separate ways yesterday - and both could be forgiven for muttering 'good riddance'.
Their paths went separate ways until they converged again at the 1999 World Cup in Wales, leading to Ruddock, then coach of Leinster after domestic cup and league titles with Swansea, making Williams a job offer.
After their career fizzled out in 1965, the girls went separate ways.
The two went separate ways after the original Black and Blue closed, and by the time their paths crossed again, Edwards had not only learned to tap but had won the grand prize on Ed McMahon's Star Search as part of duo called Toe Jamm.
Boro manager Russell and Peer both came through the ranks at Birmingham City before their careers went separate ways.
Windermere 35, Sefton 17: Without five first teamers, Sefton and the Junior Knockout Cup went separate ways as the visitors faded late on.