AskDefine | Define separated

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separated adj
1 being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling" [syn: detached, isolated, set-apart]
2 spaced apart [syn: spaced]
3 not living together as man and wife; "decided to live apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are separated" [syn: apart(p), separate]
4 separated at the joint; "a dislocated knee"; "a separated shoulder" [syn: disjointed, dislocated]
5 no longer connected or joined; "a detached part"; "on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached"; "the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases" [syn: detached]

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. detached; not connected or joined.
  2. In the context of "of spouses": estranged; living apart but not divorced.

Translations

detached; not connected or joined
estranged; living apart but not divorced

Verb

separated
  1. past of separate

Extensive Definition

Separated can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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