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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Separate  \Sep"a*rate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Separated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Separating}.]  [L.  separatus  p.  p.  of  separare  to 
  separate;  pfref  se-  aside  +  parare  to  make  ready,  prepare. 
  See  {Parade},  and  cf  {Sever}.] 
  1.  To  disunite;  to  divide;  to  disconnect;  to  sever;  to  part 
  in  any  manner. 
  From  the  fine  gold  I  separate  the  alloy.  --Dryden. 
  Separate  thyself,  I  pray  thee,  from  me  --Gen.  xiii. 
  Who  shall  separate  us  from  the  love  of  Christ? 
  --Rom.  viii. 
  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. 
  Separate  me  Barnabas  and  Saul  for  the  work  whereunto 
  I  have  called  thaem.  --Acts  xiii. 
  {Separated  flowers}  (Bot.),  flowers  which  have  stamens  and 
  pistils  in  separate  flowers;  diclinous  flowers.  --Gray. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  being  or  feeling  set  or  kept  apart  from  others  "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"  [syn:  {detached},  {isolated}, 
  2:  spaced  apart  [syn:  {spaced}] 
  3:  not  living  together  as  man  and  wife;  "decided  to  live 
  apart";  "maintaining  separate  households";  "they  are 
  separated"  [syn:  {apart(p)},  {separate}] 
  4:  separated  at  the  joint;  "a  dislocated  knee";  "a  separated 
  shoulder"  [syn:  {disjointed},  {dislocated}] 
  5:  no  longer  connected  or  joined;  "a  detached  part";  "on  one 
  side  of  the  island  was  a  hugh  rock,  almost  detached";  "the 
  separated  spacecraft  will  return  to  their  home  bases" 
  [syn:  {detached}] 

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