1. [Adjective]: independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"

2. [Noun]: a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication

3. [Noun]: a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

4. individual and distinct; "pegged down each separate branch to the earth"; "a gift for every single child"

5. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion; "separate but equal"; "girls and boys in separate classes"

6. characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing; "an individual serving"; "separate rooms"; "single occupancy"; "a single bed"

7. standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"

8. have the connection undone; having become separate

9. not living together as man and wife; "decided to live apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are separated"

10. [Verb]: divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"

11. [Verb]: come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"

12. [Verb]: make a division or separation

13. [Verb]: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

14. [Verb]: act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"

15. [Verb]: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"

16. [Verb]: arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

17. [Verb]: force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"

18. [Verb]: go one''s own away; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"

19. [Verb]: discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"

20. [Verb]: treat differently on the basis of sex or race

21. [Verb]: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"

22. [Verb]: mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"

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