[ UK /sˈɛpəɹˌe‍ɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛpɝˌeɪtɪd/ ]
  1. being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    she felt detached from the group
    could not remain the isolated figure he had been
    had a set-apart feeling
    thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
  2. spaced apart
  3. separated at the joint
    a dislocated knee
    a separated shoulder
  4. no longer connected or joined
    the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases
    on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached
    a detached part
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How To Use separated In A Sentence

  • As sea levels rose and the northern Channel Islands separated, each fox population became genetically distinct.
  • As a lawyer who did a lot of conveyancing I have no problems with conveyancers coming in and doing conveyancing, provided it is done on a level playing field, and provided that they are largely separated from lawyers.
  • The researchers found no separated bones or partial skeletons, which suggests that the dinosaurs were rapidly entombed while still alive.
  • Europe was last united in neolithic times, before the inseparable meshwork of land, people, community and trade separated into hierarchy, nations and cities.
  • It shows fractured blocks of ancient sedimentary rock separated by recent sand dunes.
  • It would be interested to find out if this study separated San Jose/Silicon Valley MSA from the San Francisco/San Mateo/Marin MSA. The High-Tech Job Capital Is…The Big Apple? - Bits Blog -
  • The disciplines of science and engineering are not always sharply separated.
  • After they are separated, the keepers feed the chicks by hand and must teach them to swallow whole fish.
  • Each bottle rests in an independent sleeve from the others so it can also be separated and used again for your wine travel needs. 2010 February | Dr Vino's wine blog
  • In his novel, he separated the peninsula from the continent, thus permitting the cultural meeting of the peninsular peoples with those from the other side of the Atlantic.
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