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'separate' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'separate'
1. independent; not united or joint
a problem consisting of two separate issues
they went their separate ways
formed a separate church
2. standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything
a house with a separate garage
3. not living together as man and wife
maintaining separate households
4. characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing
5. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
separate but equal
girls and boys in separate classes
6. have the connection undone; having become separate

'separate' - used as a noun
7. a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
8. a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

'separate' - used as a verb
9. act as a barrier between; stand between
10. force, take, or pull apart
He separated the fighting children
11. mark as different
12. separate into parts or portions
13. come apart
The two pieces that we had glued separated
14. divide into components or constituents
Separate the wheat from the chaff
15. arrange or order by classes or categories
16. become separated into pieces or fragments
17. make a division or separation
18. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
The couple separated after 25 years of marriage
19. go one's own way; move apart
The friends separated after the party
20. treat differently on the basis of sex or race
21. divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

derived forms
1. Separate / Plural
separates
2. Separate / Past
separated
3. Separate / Third Person
separates
4. Separate / Present Participle
separating
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    The first time there was an instance where they had a separate toilet for women and men was in 1739 at a ball in Paris.