verb (used with object), seg·re·gat·ed, seg·re·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), seg·re·gat·ed, seg·re·gat·ing.
- segovia, andrés,
- segregation analysis,
- segregation ratio,
Origin of segregate
Examples from the Web for segregate
They will do much more than segregate parks and bakeries, which they are already doing.
You segregate all of your other second-class citizens and pretend you have Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, but you do not.Co-Director Ken Burns on the New ‘Central Park Five’ Documentary|Ken Burns|November 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We cannot, formally, segregate Muslim passengers from the rest in airport security.
So this was the trick treacherously prepared for them to segregate them from their fighting-men!The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
If the number is small, all can be filed in one drawer, with separate indexes to segregate them into classes.
I would not segregate them, because I respect a man's free-will and his front-door and his right to be tried by his peers.Eugenics and Other Evils|G. K. Chesterton
Thus, to trace it, the autopsy doctors would have to find, separate or segregate a billionth bit of the mass under observation.
The ommatidium is from the first segregate and consists of few cells.
Word Origin for segregate
1540s, from Latin segregatus, past participle of segregare "set apart, lay aside; isolate; divide," literally "separate from the flock," from *se gregare, from se "apart from" (see secret (n.)) + grege, ablative of grex "herd, flock" (see gregarious). Originally often with reference to the religious notion of separating the flock of the godly from sinners. In modern social context, "to force or enforce racial separation and exclusion," 1908. Related: Segregated; segregating.