Übersetzung von “separate” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectiveseparate /-ərɪt/
not joined

The middle school and high school are in separate buildings.
L'école primaire et le lycée sont dans des bâtiments séparés.
different, not connected or related

a separate species
une espèce distincte

Three men were wounded in two separate shootings.
Trois hommes ont été blessés dans deux fusillades distinctes.


verbseparate /ˈsɛpəˌreɪt/
transitive-intransitive to move two things or people away from each other

Separate the egg yolks from the whites.
Séparez les jaunes d'œuf des blancs.

Their teacher has separated them in class.
Leur professeur les a séparés en cours.

two sections of bone that had separated
deux segments d'os qui se sont séparés
intransitive (of a married couple or partners) to decide not to live together any more
se séparer

His parents separated when he was very young.
Ses parents se sont séparés quand il était très jeune.

(Übersetzung von “separate” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /ˈsepəreit/

(sometimes with intoor from) to place, take, keep or force apart

He separated the money into two piles
A policeman tried to separate the men who were fighting.

to go in different directions

se séparer
We all walked along together and separated at the cross-roads.

(of a husband and wife) to start living apart from each other by choice

se séparer
The couple separated last year.
separateness noun

fait d’être séparé
separable adjective

that can be separated.

separately /-rət-/ adverb

in a separate way; not together

We each made our way to Jeff’s apartment separately.
separates /-rəts/ noun plural

garments (eg jerseys, skirts, trousers, blouses, shirts) that can be worn together in varying combinations.

separation noun

the act of separating or the state or period of being separated

They were together again after a separation of three years.

a (legal) arrangement by which a husband and wife remain married but live separately.

separatist /-rə-/ noun

a person who urges separation from an established political state, church etc.

separatism noun

separate off

to make or keep (a part or parts) separate.

mettre/garder à part
separate out

to make or keep separate or distinct

séparer, trier
I separated out the coloured clothes from the others before putting them in the washing machine.
separate up (often with into)

to divide

The house has been separated up into different flats.
separate is spelt with -ar- (not -er-).


different or distinct

distinct, séparé
This happened on two separate occasions
I like to keep my job and my home life separate.

(Übersetzung von “separate” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)