What does separation mean?

Definitions for separation
ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃənsep·a·ra·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word separation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. separation(noun)

    the state of lacking unity

  2. separation, breakup, detachment(noun)

    coming apart

  3. interval, separation(noun)

    the distance between things

    "fragile items require separation and cushioning"

  4. separation(noun)

    sorting one thing from others

    "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"

  5. separation(noun)

    the social act of separating or parting company

    "the separation of church and state"

  6. separation(noun)

    the space where a division or parting occurs

    "he hid in the separation between walls"

  7. separation(noun)

    the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

  8. legal separation, separation(noun)

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

  9. separation(noun)

    the act of dividing or disconnecting

Wiktionary

  1. separation(Noun)

    The act of separating or the condition of being separated.

    Etymology: Attested in the 15th Century ; from separation, from separationem.

  2. separation(Noun)

    The place at which a division occurs.

    Etymology: Attested in the 15th Century ; from separation, from separationem.

  3. separation(Noun)

    An interval, gap or space that separates things.

    Etymology: Attested in the 15th Century ; from separation, from separationem.

  4. separation(Noun)

    An agreement terminating a relationship between husband and wife, but short of a divorce.

    Etymology: Attested in the 15th Century ; from separation, from separationem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Separation(noun)

    the act of separating, or the state of being separated, or separate

    Etymology: [L. separatio: cf. F. sparation.]

  2. Separation(noun)

    chemical analysis

    Etymology: [L. separatio: cf. F. sparation.]

  3. Separation(noun)

    divorce

    Etymology: [L. separatio: cf. F. sparation.]

  4. Separation(noun)

    the operation of removing water from steam

    Etymology: [L. separatio: cf. F. sparation.]

Freebase

  1. Separation

    Separation is an EP by Halou.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'separation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4687

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'separation' in Nouns Frequency: #1886

Anagrams for separation »

  1. antioperas

  2. asperation

How to pronounce separation?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say separation in sign language?

  1. separation

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of separation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of separation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of separation in a Sentence

  1. H.W. Mann:

    Separation is an illusion, we are all in this together

  2. Nando Rodriguez:

    The environment is probably the one issue where race, culture, gender (and) age don't matter, nothing is in separation except the planet or destroying it.

  3. Kerri Talbot:

    The Trump administration is doubling down on its own disgraceful family separation policy, instead of stopping this abuse, the White House is trying to give family separation a makeover, hoping no one will notice.

  4. Dror Ladin:

    This is not over. We will be asking the federal appeals court to expedite the ongoing appeals proceeding to halt the irreversible and imminent damage from Trump's border wall. Border communities, the environment, and our Constitution's separation of powers will be permanently harmed should Trump get away with pillaging military funds for a xenophobic border wall Congress denied.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Heaven gives mysteriously protection to a worthy man by keeping him often away from women even through breakup, divorce or separation

Images & Illustrations of separation

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