Synonyms of separate in English:

separate


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adjective

1‘he had kept his personal life quite separate from his job’

SYNONYMS

unconnected, unrelated, different, discrete, distinct, disparate

detached, divorced, disconnected, independent, autonomous

respective, individual, particular, several

ANTONYMS

interdependent, connected, same

2‘the infirmary was separate from the main building’

SYNONYMS

set apart from, unattached to, not attached to, not joined to, disjoined from

fenced off from, cut off from, segregated from, isolated from, shut off from

free-standing, by itself, alone

self-contained, detached

ANTONYMS

attached, joined


verb

1‘police were trying to separate two rioting mobs’

SYNONYMS

part, break up, move apart, divide

archaic sunder

ANTONYMS

unite, bring together

2‘the connectors come in two parts, which can be easily separated’

SYNONYMS

disconnect, pull apart, break apart, detach, disengage, uncouple, unyoke, disarticulate, disassemble, disunite, disjoin, disaffiliate

split in two, divide in two, sever

disentangle, unravel

ANTONYMS

join, connect, combine

3‘the second stage of the rocket failed to separate’

SYNONYMS

become detached, become disconnected, come apart, come away, uncouple, break off

ANTONYMS

link up with

4‘he led Cleo through the kitchen gardens to the wall that separated the two estates’

SYNONYMS

divide, partition, lie between, come between, stand between, keep apart

bisect, intersect

ANTONYMS

link, bridge

5‘the west end of the south aisle was separated off’

SYNONYMS

isolate, partition off, divide off, section off

close off, shut off, cordon off, fence off, curtain off, screen off

6‘they separated at the airport’

SYNONYMS

part company, part, go their separate ways, go different ways, split, split up, say adieu, say farewell, say goodbye, say one's goodbyes

disperse, disband, scatter

ANTONYMS

meet

7‘the road separated and ran around both sides of the immense lawn’

SYNONYMS

fork, divide, branch, bifurcate, diverge, go in different directions

rare divaricate

ANTONYMS

converge, merge

8‘after her parents separated, she was brought up by her mother’

SYNONYMS

split up, break up, part, stop living together, part company, reach a parting of the ways, become estranged

divorce, get divorced, get a divorce

ANTONYMS

get together, marry

9‘the skins are separated from the juice before fermentation’

SYNONYMS

isolate, set apart, put to one side, segregate

sort out, sift out, winnow out, filter out, remove, weed out

distinguish, differentiate, dissociate

ANTONYMS

mix

10‘individuals who separate themselves from a society of which they have formerly been members’

SYNONYMS

break away from, break with, secede from, sever relations with, withdraw from, delink from, leave, quit, split with, dissociate oneself from, disaffiliate oneself from, resign from, pull out of, drop out of, have nothing more to do with, repudiate, reject, desert

ANTONYMS

join