Synonyms of separated


1. separate, divide

usage: act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"

2. separate, disunite, divide, part, move, displace

usage: force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"

3. distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, identify, place

usage: mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"

4. divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up, change integrity

usage: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

5. separate, change integrity

usage: divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"

6. classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate, categorize, categorise

usage: arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

7. separate, divide

usage: make a division or separation

8. separate, part, split up, split, break, break up

usage: 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"

9. separate, part, split, move

usage: go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"

10. break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart, change integrity

usage: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"

11. discriminate, separate, single out, distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart

usage: treat differently on the basis of sex or race

12. separate, divide, part, change

usage: come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"

13. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate, diverge

usage: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"


1. detached, isolated, separated, set-apart, separate (vs. joint)

usage: being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling"

2. separated, spaced, distributed (vs. concentrated)

usage: spaced apart

3. disjointed, dislocated, separated, injured (vs. uninjured)

usage: separated at the joint; "a dislocated knee"; "a separated shoulder"

4. detached, separated, unconnected (vs. connected)

usage: no longer connected or joined; "a detached part"; "on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached"; "the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases"

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