Bedeutung von “separate” im Essential American English Dictionary

separate

verb us /ˈsep·əˌreɪt/ present participle separating, past tense and past participle separated

to divide into parts, or to make something divide into parts:

I separated / the class into three groups.

to move apart, or to make people move apart:

I’ll separate you two if you don’t stop talking!

to start to live in a different place from your husband or wife because the relationship has ended:

My parents separated when I was four.

(Definition von “separate verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)