Synonyms for separation

Synonyms for (noun) separation

Synonyms: separation

Definition: the act of dividing or disconnecting

Similar words: change of integrity

Definition: the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something


Synonyms: separation

Definition: the social act of separating or parting company

Usage: the separation of church and state

Similar words: group action

Definition: action taken by a group of people


Synonyms: separation, legal separation

Definition: (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)

Similar words: cessation, surcease

Definition: a stopping

Usage: a cessation of the thunder


Synonyms: separation

Definition: sorting one thing from others

Usage: the separation of wheat from chaff; the separation of mail by postal zones

Similar words: sorting

Definition: grouping by class or kind or size


Synonyms: separation, interval

Definition: the distance between things

Usage: fragile items require separation and cushioning

Similar words: distance

Definition: the property created by the space between two objects or points


Synonyms: separation

Definition: the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

Similar words: outcome, result, resultant, final result, termination

Definition: something that results

Usage: he listened for the results on the radio


Synonyms: detachment, separation, breakup

Definition: coming apart

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago


Synonyms: separation

Definition: the space where a division or parting occurs

Usage: he hid in the separation between walls

Similar words: space

Definition: an area reserved for some particular purpose

Usage: the laboratory's floor space


Synonyms: separation

Definition: the state of lacking unity

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state