Synonyms for separate

Synonyms for (noun) separate

Synonyms: separate

Definition: a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

Similar words: garment

Definition: an article of clothing

Usage: garments of the finest silk


Synonyms: offprint, separate, reprint

Definition: a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication

Similar words: article

Definition: nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication

Synonyms for (verb) separate

Synonyms: ramify, branch, furcate, fork, separate

Definition: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

Usage: The road forks

Similar words: diverge

Definition: move or draw apart

Usage: The two paths diverge here


Synonyms: separate, split up, come apart, break, fall apart

Definition: become separated into pieces or fragments

Usage: The figurine broke; The freshly baked loaf fell apart

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up


Synonyms: tell, tell apart, differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize

Definition: mark as different

Usage: We distinguish several kinds of maple

Similar words: identify, place

Definition: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something

Usage: She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster


Synonyms: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out

Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories

Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

Similar words: categorise, categorize

Definition: place into or assign to a category

Usage: Children learn early on to categorize


Synonyms: separate

Definition: divide into components or constituents

Usage: Separate the wheat from the chaff

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up


Synonyms: disunite, divide, part, separate

Definition: force, take, or pull apart

Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: divide, separate, part

Definition: come apart

Usage: The two pieces that we had glued separated

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: part, split, separate

Definition: go one's own way; move apart

Usage: The friends separated after the party

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: dissever, divide, separate, split, split up, carve up

Definition: separate into parts or portions

Usage: divide the cake into three equal parts; The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up


Synonyms: discriminate, single out, separate

Definition: treat differently on the basis of sex or race

Similar words: tell, tell apart, differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize

Definition: mark as different

Usage: We distinguish several kinds of maple

Synonyms for (adjective) separate

Synonyms: separate, freestanding

Definition: standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything

Usage: a freestanding bell tower; a house with a separate garage

Similar words: detached

Definition: used of buildings; standing apart from others

Usage: detached houses; a detached garage


Synonyms: separate, disjoined

Definition: have the connection undone; having become separate

Similar words: unconnected

Definition: not joined or linked together


Synonyms: separate

Definition: separated according to race, sex, class, or religion

Usage: separate but equal; girls and boys in separate classes

Similar words: segregated, unintegrated

Definition: separated or isolated from others or a main group

Usage: a segregated school system; a segregated neighborhood


Synonyms: separate

Definition: independent; not united or joint

Usage: a problem consisting of two separate issues; they went their separate ways; formed a separate church

Similar words: apart

Definition: having characteristics not shared by others

Usage: scientists felt they were a group apart- Vannever Bush


Similar words: asunder

Definition: widely separated especially in space

Usage: as wide asunder as pole from pole


Similar words: separated, set-apart, isolated, detached

Definition: being or feeling set or kept apart from others

Usage: she felt detached from the group; could not remain the isolated figure he had been- Sherwood Anderson; thought of herself as alone and separated from the others; had a set-apart feeling


Similar words: discrete, distinct

Definition: constituting a separate entity or part

Usage: a government with three discrete divisions; on two distinct occasions


Similar words: disjoint

Definition: having no elements in common


Similar words: disjunct, isolated

Definition: marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements

Usage: little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara- Scientific Monthly


Similar words: isolable

Definition: capable of being isolated or disjoined


Similar words: unaccompanied

Definition: (of a state or an event) taking place without something specified occurring at the same time

Usage: a headache unaccompanied by other symptoms