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separate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈsep(ə)rit/,
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Forming or viewed as a unit apart or by itself,
  1. Forming or viewed as a unit apart or by itself
    • - this raises two separate issues
    • - he regards the study of literature as quite separate from life
  2. Not joined or touching physically
    • - hostels with separate quarters for men and women
  3. Different; distinct
    • - melt the white and dark chocolate in separate bowls
Verb
  1. Cause to move or be apart
    • - police were trying to separate two rioting mobs
    • - they were separated by the war
  2. Form a distinction or boundary between (people, places, or things)
    • - only a footpath separated their garden from the shore
    • - six years separated the two brothers
  3. Become detached or disconnected
    • - the second stage of the rocket failed to separate
  4. Leave another person's company
    • - they separated at the corner, agreeing to meet within two hours
  5. Stop living together as a couple
    • - after her parents separated, she was brought up by her mother
    • - her parents are separated
  6. Discharge or dismiss (someone) from service or employment
    • - this year one million veterans will be separated from the service
  7. Divide or cause to divide into constituent or distinct elements
    • - the milk had separated into curds and whey
    • - separate the eggs and beat the yolks
  8. Extract or remove for use or rejection
    • - the skins are separated from the juice before fermentation
    • - we need to separate fact from speculation
  9. Distinguish between; consider individually
    • - we cannot separate his thinking from his activity
  10. (of a factor or quality) Distinguish (someone or something) from others
    • - his position separates him from those who might share his interests
  11. Make something form, or view something as, a unit apart or by itself
    • - the organ loft separating off the choir
Noun
  1. Things forming units by themselves, in particular

  2. Individual items of clothing, such as skirts, jackets, or pants, suitable for wearing in different combinations

  3. The self-contained, freestanding components of a sound-reproduction system

  4. Portions into which a soil, sediment, etc., can be sorted according to particle size, mineral composition, or other criteria


  1. independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
  2. act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"
  3. offprint: a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
  4. a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
  5. force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
  6. freestanding: standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"
  7. distinguish: mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
  8. disjoined: have the connection undone; having become separate
  9. divide: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
  10. divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
  11. classify: arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
  12. make a division or separation
  13. 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"
  14. go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
  15. break: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
  16. discriminate: treat differently on the basis of sex or race
  17. Separates (1978) is the second album released by the English punk band 999.
  18. Anything that is sold by itself, especially an article of clothing; To divide (a thing) into separate parts; To cause (things or people) to be separate; To divide itself into separate pieces or substances; Apart from (the rest); not connected to or attached to (anything else); Not together ...
  19. (Separates (Speakers)) A speaker set where the tweeter, midrange and midbass (if included) are separate and mounted individually.
  20. (Separates) The depository documents that are mailed in individual packages, generally due to their large size, with the shipping list for all of the packages sent separately. Each individual envelope or box is stamped with the shipping list number before it is sent.
  21. (separates) refers to the configuration of using separate pre-amplifier and power amplifier components, instead of a single-unit receiver.  Also see pre-amplifier, power amplifier, and receiver.
  22. to keep apart, differentiate,…(click entry to see more)
  23. a copy (reprint or offprint) of a work contained in a periodical, book or other larger work, intended for distribution (usually privately by the author(s) detached from the larger work which contains it but without its own specified date of publication (imprint date). ...
  24. The ability of a receiver to put distance between himself and the defender on a pass pattern.
  25. means that you separate what is needed from those items not needed for your current operation (bare essentials).