separate

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Synonyms for separate

Synonyms for separate

to become or cause to become apart one from another

to make a division into parts, sections, or branches

to set apart (one kind or type) from others

to distribute into groups according to kinds

to recognize as being different

to terminate a relationship or an association by or as if by leaving one another

to release from military duty

being or related to a distinct entity

distinguished from others by nature or qualities

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a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication

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a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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act as a barrier between

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divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

standing apart

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separated according to race, sex, class, or religion

have the connection undone

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Olivia Colman and David Tennant looked to be going separate ways at the end of the first series of Broadchurch
With "Izzit True What They Tell Me," which recounts all-night conversations with a boy, and "Dominic," which wades through the emotional undercurrent of going separate ways in a pale morning after, Polachek draws you near with an intimacy that feels like second-skin.
So much so, that there were talks of the two parties going separate ways.
We were going separate ways after school and I didn't see much point in cutting myself off from other men who might be more interested in me than he seemed to be and, frankly, might be better lovers.
It would be very sad to see the superpower of the 20th century and the potential next superpower of the 21st century going separate ways because of yet another unneeded China scare.