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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

Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
Ulysses S. Grant

The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.
James Cash Penney

School systems should base their curriculum not on the idea of separate subjects, but on the much more fertile idea of disciplines... which makes possible a fluid and dynamic curriculum that is interdisciplinary.
Ken Robinson

There are times I am happy. There are times I am sad. But I always try to separate emotion from the need to reach for something stronger, deeper. And then no matter the emotion, I can reach for a stability that helps me accomplish what is the goal.
Troy Polamalu

We need to know who's in the United States. We need to know everyone who's in the United States that comes in here from a foreign country. And we have to separate the ones who are dangerous from the ones who aren't. To accomplish that, we need a fence. We need a technological fence. We need a border patrol.
Rudy Giuliani
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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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