Bedeutung von "separate" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


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" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)