What does separatist mean?

Definitions for separatistˈsɛp ər ə tɪst, -əˌreɪ-

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. separatist, separationist(adj)

    an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)

  2. breakaway, fissiparous, separatist(adj)

    having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude

    "a breakaway faction"


  1. separatist(Noun)

    Someone who advocates separation from the established Church; a member of any of various sects or schismatics.

  2. separatist(Noun)

    A person who advocates or seeks the splitting of one country or territory into two politically independent countries or territories.

    On rare occasions French-Canadian separatists have resorted to violence.

  3. separatist(Adjective)

    Advocating ecclesiastical separation.

  4. separatist(Adjective)

    Advocating or seeking the separation of one country or territory into two politically independent countries or territories.

    He is a Scottish nationalist and has a large collection of separatist literature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Separatist(noun)

    one who withdraws or separates himself; especially, one who withdraws from a church to which he has belonged; a seceder from an established church; a dissenter; a nonconformist; a schismatic; a sectary

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. sparatiste.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of separatist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of separatist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Igor Strelkov:

    Separate divisions of the (separatist) militia were subordinated to them.

  2. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    These are the last throes of the separatist terror group. These are also the last throes of their extensions.

  3. Dosym Satpayev:

    There are signs that (the authorities) in Kazakhstan are beginning to realize it also faces a separatist threat.

  4. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    It has been revealed that a YPG member who infiltrated from Syria with members of the separatist terror organization conducted this attack.

  5. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    YPG is part of the separatist terror organization, this was already known to us but we hope this act shows all our allies and the world this fact.

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