Separate Sep"a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; -- said of things once connected. [1913 Webster]

Him that was separate from his brethren. --Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster]

2. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; -- said of things that have not been connected. [1913 Webster]

For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinnere. --Heb. vii. 26. [1913 Webster]

3. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls. [1913 Webster]

{Separate estate} (Law), an estate limited to a married woman independent of her husband.

{Separate maintenance} (Law), an allowance made to a wife by her husband under deed of separation. [1913 Webster] -- {Sep"a*rate*ly}, adv. -- {Sep"a*rate*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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