Synonyms of separate in English:

separate


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adjective

1‘he had kept his personal life quite separate from his job’

SYNONYMS
unconnected, unrelated, different, discrete, distinct, disparate
detached, divorced, disconnected, independent, autonomous
respective, individual, particular, several
ANTONYMS

interdependent, connected, same

2‘the infirmary was separate from the main building’

SYNONYMS
set apart from, unattached to, not attached to, not joined to, disjoined from
fenced off from, cut off from, segregated from, isolated from, shut off from
free-standing, by itself, alone
self-contained, detached
ANTONYMS

attached, joined


verb

1‘police were trying to separate two rioting mobs’

SYNONYMS
part, split, split up, break up, move apart, divide
archaic sunder
ANTONYMS

unite, bring together

2‘the connectors come in two parts, which can be easily separated’

SYNONYMS
disconnect, pull apart, break apart, detach, disengage, uncouple, unyoke, disarticulate, disassemble, disunite, disjoin, disaffiliate
split in two, divide in two, sever
disentangle, unravel
ANTONYMS

join, connect, combine

3‘the second stage of the rocket failed to separate’

SYNONYMS
become detached, become disconnected, come apart, come away, uncouple, break off
ANTONYMS

link up with

4‘he led Cleo through the kitchen gardens to the wall that separated the two estates’

SYNONYMS
divide, partition, lie between, come between, stand between, keep apart
bisect, intersect
ANTONYMS

link, bridge

5‘the west end of the south aisle was separated off’

SYNONYMS
isolate, partition off, divide off, section off
close off, shut off, cordon off, fence off, curtain off, screen off

6‘they separated at the airport’

SYNONYMS
part company, part, go their separate ways, go different ways, split, split up, say adieu, say farewell, say goodbye, say one's goodbyes
disperse, disband, scatter
ANTONYMS

meet

7‘the road separated and ran around both sides of the immense lawn’

SYNONYMS
fork, divide, branch, bifurcate, diverge, go in different directions
rare divaricate
ANTONYMS

converge, merge

8‘after her parents separated, she was brought up by her mother’

SYNONYMS
split up, break up, part, stop living together, part company, reach a parting of the ways, become estranged
divorce, get divorced, get a divorce
ANTONYMS

get together, marry

9‘the skins are separated from the juice before fermentation’

SYNONYMS
isolate, set apart, put to one side, segregate
sort out, sift out, winnow out, filter out, remove, weed out
distinguish, differentiate, dissociate
ANTONYMS

mix

10‘individuals who separate themselves from a society of which they have formerly been members’

SYNONYMS
break away from, break with, secede from, sever relations with, withdraw from, delink from, leave, quit, split with, dissociate oneself from, disaffiliate oneself from, resign from, pull out of, drop out of, have nothing more to do with, repudiate, reject, desert
ANTONYMS

join