Textual thesaurus for "separate"

(adj) freestanding

standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything

a freestanding bell tower; a house with a separate garage

(adj) disjoined

have the connection undone; having become separate

(noun) offprint, reprint

a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication

(verb) ramify, branch, furcate, fork

divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

The road forks

(verb) split up, come apart, break, fall apart

become separated into pieces or fragments

The figurine broke; The freshly baked loaf fell apart

(verb) tell, tell apart, differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, severalise, severalize

mark as different

We distinguish several kinds of maple

(verb) class, classify, assort, sort, sort out

arrange or order by classes or categories

How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

(verb) disunite, divide, part

force, take, or pull apart

He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea

(verb) divide, part

come apart

The two pieces that we had glued separated

(verb) part, split

go one's own way; move apart

The friends separated after the party

(verb) divide

make a division or separation

(verb) part, split, split up, break, break up

discontinue an association or relation; go different ways

The business partners broke over a tax question; The couple separated after 25 years of marriage; My friend and I split up

(verb) dissever, divide, split, split up, carve up

separate into parts or portions

divide the cake into three equal parts; The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

(verb) discriminate, single out

treat differently on the basis of sex or race

(verb) divide

act as a barrier between; stand between

The mountain range divides the two countries