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Princeton's WordNet

  1. individually, separately, singly, severally, one by one, on an individual basisadverb

    apart from others

    "taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"; "the fine points are treated singly"


  1. separatelyadverb

    In a separate manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Separatelyadverb

    Apart; singly; not in union; distinctly; particularly.

    Etymology: from separate.

    It is of singular use to princes, if they take the opinions of their council, both separately and together; for private opinion is more free, but opinion before others is more reserved. Francis Bacon.

    If you admit of many figures, then conceive the whole together, and not every thing separately and in particular. Dryden.


  1. separately

    Separately refers to the state or condition of being detached or disconnected from others, or doing something individually or independently. It often indicates that actions are performed by different persons or things independently, without being combined or connected. It can also mean one by one, apart from each other.

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'separately' in Adverbs Frequency: #313

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of separately in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of separately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of separately in a Sentence

  1. Hannibal Buress:

    I won't say this is a pure race study, but in this 30- or 40-minute time period where I'm going back and forth to Macy's, two white people recognized me on the street, and they were like, 'Hi, Hannibal Buress, what's up, man?' and then there was a black dude and a black woman, and separately they both walked up to me and were like, 'Yo, you just walking around and s**t?'.

  2. Meeta Nayar:

    To buy a golf cart here, you need to own a property in DB and register( the vehicle) under that address, when you sell your property you can sell the golf cart either with it or separately.

  3. Sean Spicer:

    To start to look at some individual that was there for a short period of time, or, separately, individuals who really didn't play any role in the campaign, and to suggest that those are the basis for anything is a bit ridiculous.

  4. Mario Batali:

    However, as a result of our investigation we have received credible information about his alleged actions and are therefore are separately looking into him, his business partner, his management company and his three restaurants.

  5. Barron Brooks:

    And then I’ll have words with my father separately, who knows, it can’t hurt. Who the hell knows? What am I supposed to do? He already did it.

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