Translation of "separate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

separate

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

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

(使)分離;(使)分開
The north and south of the country are separated by a mountain range. 這個國家的南北兩部分被一條山脈隔開。
You can get a special device for separating egg whites from yolks. 你可以買一種把蛋白與蛋黃分開的專用器具。
The top and bottom sections are quite difficult to separate. 頂部和底部很難分開。

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

(使)分開;(使)分散
At school they always tried to separate Jane and me because we were troublemakers. 在學校裡,他們總是設法把我和簡分開,因爲我們是搗蛋鬼。
Somehow, in the rush to get out of the building, I got separated from my mother. 急急忙忙衝出大樓的時候,不知怎麽的,我和媽媽走散了。
Perhaps we should separate now and meet up later. 或許我們現在應該分開,晚些時候再見面。

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

分開考慮;認爲(兩者)不相關
You can't separate morality from politics. 你不能把道德與政治分開考慮。

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

(液體)分離

[ 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. 我六歲的時候父母分居,幾年之後他們便離婚了。

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