separateadjectiveuk /ˈsep.ər.ət/ us /ˈsep.ɚ.ət/
- We each have a separate bedroom but share a communal kitchen.
- Householders are given four separate receptacles for their rubbish.
- The waiter asked if we were all together so I explained that we were two separate parties.
- He regarded the north of the country as a separate cultural entity.
- The museums work closely together, but are separate legal entities.
separateverbuk /ˈsep.ər.eɪt/ us /ˈsep.ə.reɪt/
separate verb (DIVIDE)
- It's sometimes hard to separate fact from fiction in what she says.
- In many churches the side aisles are separated from the central aisle by a row of arches.
- A narrow band of grass separated the greenhouse from the vegetable garden.
- A grille separated the prisoners from their visitors.
- I've separated the documents into three piles.
separate verb (MOVE APART)
separate verb (CONSIDER AS DIFFERENT)
separate verb (LIQUID)