- (iem.) een orde, decoratie verlenen
- mark as different
- act as a barrier between; stand between
- independent; not united or joint
"a problem consisting of two separate issues"
"they went their separate ways"
- separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
"separate but equal"
"girls and boys in separate classes"
- a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
- We'd like separate checks.
- It's time to separate.
- That's a separate question.
- No one can separate them.
- They went their separate ways.
- We'd like separate checks, please.
- Waiter, give us separate checks please.
- This problem consists in two separate issues.
- We must separate politics from religion.
- We'll have to separate the wires.
- Tom and Mary live in separate states.
- This is important enough for separate treatment.
- You can't separate language from culture.
- Farmers separate good apples from bad ones.
- We cannot separate the sheep from the goats by appearance.