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  Words related to separation

Related / Similar Words: legal separation, interval, breakup, detachment

 

Definition:
  • the act of dividing or disconnecting;
  • the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state";
  • (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order);
  • sorting one thing from others; "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones";
  • the distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning";
  • termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal);
  • coming apart;
  • the space where a division or parting occurs; "he hid in the separation between walls";
  • the state of lacking unity;

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    Hyponyms: avulsion, dissociation, secession, withdrawal, Secession, disunion, disconnection, disjunction, division, detachment, disengagement, tear, removal, remotion, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, divergence, divergency, divorce, divorcement, seclusion, isolation, closing off, segregation, sequestration, threshing, winnow, winnowing, sifting, clearance, rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out, discreteness, distinctness, separateness, severalty, discontinuity, disjuncture, disconnectedness, disassociation

     

    Attributes: separate

     

    Derivational Morphology: separate, disunite, divide, part, split, split up, break, break up, detach, come off, come away

     

    Anagrams: operations, Anisoptera, spearpoint, proteinase

     

     
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