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Definition

[n] a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
[n] a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
[adj] standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"
[adj] individual and distinct; "pegged down each separate branch to the earth"; "a gift for every single child"
[adj] have the connection undone; having become separate
[adj] separated according to race, sex, class, or religion; "separate but equal"; "girls and boys in separate classes"
[adj] independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
[adj] characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing; "an individual serving"; "separate rooms"; "single occupancy"; "a single bed"
[adj] not living together as man and wife; "decided to live apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are separated"
[v] divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
[v] become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
[v] mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
[v] arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
[v] separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
[v] divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
[v] force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
[v] come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
[v] go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
[v] make a division or separation
[v] 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"
[v] treat differently on the basis of sex or race
[v] act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"

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joint, unify, unite