Translation of "separate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

separate

verb uk us /ˈsep.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ə.reɪt/

[ I or T ] to (cause to) divide into parts

(使)分离;(使)分开
The north and south of the country are separated by a mountain range. 这个国家的南北两部分被一条山脉隔开。
You can get a special device for separating egg whites from yolks. 你可以买一种把蛋白与蛋黄分开的专用器具。
The top and bottom sections are quite difficult to separate. 顶部和底部很难分开。

[ I or T ] to make people move apart or into different places, or to move apart

(使)分开;(使)分散
At school they always tried to separate Jane and me because we were troublemakers. 在学校里,他们总是设法把简和我分开,因为我们是捣蛋鬼。
Somehow, in the rush to get out of the building, I got separated from my mother. 急急忙忙冲出大楼的时候,不知怎么的,我和妈妈走散了。
Perhaps we should separate now and meet up later. 或许我们现在应该分开,晚些时候再见面。

[ T ] to consider two people or things as different or not related

分开考虑;认为(两者)不相关
You can't separate morality from politics. 你不能把道德与政治分开考虑。

[ I ] If a liquid separates it becomes two different liquids.

(液体)分离

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

(夫妻)分居
My parents separated when I was six and divorced a couple of years later. 我6岁的时候父母分居,几年之后他们便离婚了。

(Translation of “separate verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)