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Definition of Separate

Separate

  1. To disunite; to divide; to disconnect; to sever; to part in any manner.
  2. To come between; to keep apart by occupying the space between; to lie between; as, the Mediterranean Sea separates Europe and Africa.
  3. To set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.
  4. To part; to become disunited; to be disconnected; to withdraw from one another; as, the family separated.
  5. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; -- said of things once connected.
  6. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; -- said of things that have not been connected.
  7. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls.

Separate Quotations

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
Richard Bach

I refuse to allow any man-made differences to separate me from any other human beings.
Maya Angelou

There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.
Oscar Wilde

I always tell people that religious institutions and political institutions should be separate. So while I'm telling people this, I myself continue with them combined. Hypocrisy!
Dalai Lama

I felt we must separate political responsibility. The Dalai Lama should not carry that burden. So that is my selfish reason - to protect the old Dalai Lama tradition. It is safer without political involvement.
Dalai Lama
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Separate Translations

separate in Afrikaans is afsonderlik
separate in Dutch is afgezonderd, afzonderlijk
separate in Finnish is eri, jakaa
separate in German is scheiden, abgesondert
separate in Italian is separato, separato, separare
separate in Latin is abiungo, scindo, singuli, singulus
separate in Portuguese is separado, dividir
separate in Spanish is arredrar, separado, especial, separar, prescindir

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