(v. t.) To disunite; to divide; to disconnect; to sever; to part in any manner.

(v. t.) To come between; to keep apart by occupying the space between; to lie between; as, the Mediterranean Sea separates Europe and Africa.

(v. t.) To set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.

(v. i.) To part; to become disunited; to be disconnected; to withdraw from one another; as, the family separated.

(p. a.) Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; -- said of things once connected.

(p. a.) Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; -- said of things that have not been connected.

(p. a.) Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls.

Related Terms:

apart, associate, associated, bodied, bodies, died, disconnect, disconnected, disembodied, disjoin, disjoined, disunite, disunited, dite, embodied, joined, mediterranean, occupy, occupying, occur, pyin, select, sociate, soul, terra, terrane, withdraw


inseparate, inseparately

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