verb (used with object), sep·a·rat·ed, sep·a·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), sep·a·rat·ed, sep·a·rat·ing.
Origin of separate
SYNONYMS FOR separate
Examples from the Web for separated
Andrew and Fergie separated in 1992 after six years of marriage and formally divorced in 1996.
But the film lags during long stretches—particularly in the middle, when Franco and Rogen are separated from one-another.Sony’s ‘The Interview’: A Glorious, Patriotic, and Katy Perry-Filled Mess|Marlow Stern|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Counter-protestors marched to confront the pro-police contingent, separated by barricades and uniformed officers.
Patty Hearst's parents are separated, and he broods about which parent the girl will go to before her marriage.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was separated from her colleagues after they were overcome by smoke and heat and ordered to withdraw.
Many women and children were crying because they had been separated from relatives and friends.
It first seemed to him that reason and instinctive faith were separated by a wide interval.
Between the vertebral and sternal portions an intermediate tract is separated off and ossified in the Monotremata.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
In a hearty laugh over Hans Roeckle's political knowledge, they wished each other an affectionate good-night, and separated.The Daltons, Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
They separated, and both kept in sight of the man, who did not seem to fear pursuit or dream any one was shadowing him.Frank Merriwell Down South|Burt L. Standish