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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sep·a·rate /ˈsɛp(ə)ˌret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sep·a·rate /ˈsɛp(ə)ˌret/ 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 分離; 分隔 SEP

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·a·rate, v. i. To part; to become disunited; to be disconnected; to withdraw from one another; as, the family separated.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·a·rate p. a.
 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; -- said of things once connected.
    Him that was separate from his brethren.   --Gen. xlix. 26.
 2. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; -- said of things that have not been connected.
    For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinnere.   --Heb. vii. 26.
 3. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls.
 Separate estate Law, an estate limited to a married woman independent of her husband.
 Separate maintenance Law, an allowance made to a wife by her husband under deed of separation.
 -- Sep*a*rate*ly, adv. -- Sep*a*rate*ness, n.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·a·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Separated p. pr. & vb. n. Separating.]
 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. 9.
    Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?   --Rom. viii. 35.
 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. 2.
 Separated flowers Bot., flowers which have stamens and pistils in separate flowers; diclinous flowers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of
             two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways";
             "formed a separate church" [ant: joint]
      2: individual and distinct; "pegged down each separate branch
         to the earth"; "a gift for every single child" [syn: single(a)]
      3: standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a
         freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"
         [syn: freestanding]
      4: not living together as man and wife; "decided to live
         apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are
         separated" [syn: apart(p), separated]
      5: characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing; "an
         individual serving"; "separate rooms"; "single occupancy";
         "a single bed" [syn: individual, single(a)]
      6: separated according to race, sex, class, or religion;
         "separate but equal"; "girls and boys in separate classes"
      7: have the connection undone; having become separate [syn: disjoined]
      n 1: a separately printed article that originally appeared in a
           larger publication [syn: offprint, reprint]
      2: a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in
         combinations with other garments
      v 1: act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range
           divides the two countries" [syn: divide]
      2: force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting
         children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea" [syn: disunite, divide,
      3: mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
         [syn: distinguish, differentiate, secern, secernate,
          severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart]
      4: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three
         equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire
         after World War I" [syn: divide, split, split up, dissever,
          carve up] [ant: unite]
      5: come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
         [syn: divide, part]
      6: divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat
         from the chaff"
      7: arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you
         classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
         [syn: classify, class, sort, assort, sort out]
      8: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine
         broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart" [syn: break,
          split up, fall apart, come apart]
      9: make a division or separation [syn: divide]
      10: 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" [syn: part, split up, split, break,
           break up]
      11: go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after
          the party" [syn: part, split]
      12: treat differently on the basis of sex or race [syn: discriminate,
           single out]
      13: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The
          road forks" [syn: branch, ramify, fork, furcate]