Synonyms of separation


1. separation, state

usage: the state of lacking unity

2. separation, breakup, detachment, change, alteration, modification

usage: coming apart

3. interval, separation, distance

usage: the distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning"

4. separation, sorting

usage: sorting one thing from others; "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"

5. separation, group action

usage: the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"

6. separation, space

usage: the space where a division or parting occurs; "he hid in the separation between walls"

7. separation, result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination

usage: the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

8. legal separation, separation, cessation, surcease

usage: (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)

9. separation, change of integrity

usage: the act of dividing or disconnecting

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