- n. 分体式泳衣；单件衣服（指妇女不配套的衣裙，separate的复数）
- v. 分离（separate的三单）
形容词的用法：If one thing is separate from another, there is a barrier, space, or division between them, so that they are clearly two things. 分开的; 单独的例：
They are now making plans to form their own separate party.
Business bank accounts were kept separate from personal ones.
形容词的用法：If you refer to separate things, you mean several different things, rather than just one thing. 分开的; 不同的例：
Use separate chopping boards for raw meats, cooked meats, vegetables and salads.
Men and women have separate exercise rooms.
相互动词的用法：If you separate people or things that are together, or if they separate, they move apart. 分开例：
Police moved in to separate the two groups.
The pans were held in both hands and swirled around to separate gold particles from the dirt.
The front end of the car separated from the rest of the vehicle.
相互动词的用法：If you separate people or things that have been connected, or if one separates from another, the connection between them is ended. 使分离; 脱离例：
They want to separate teaching from research.
It's very possible that we may see a movement to separate the two parts of the country.
相互动词的用法：If a couple who are married or living together separate, they decide to live apart. 分居例：
Her parents separated when she was very young.
及物动词的用法：An object, obstacle, distance, or period of time which separates two people, groups, or things exists between them. 分隔例：
...the white-railed fence that separated the garden from the paddock.
They had undoubtedly made progress in the six years that separated the two periods.
及物动词的用法：If you separate one idea or fact from another, you clearly see or show the difference between them. 分辨; 区分例：
It is difficult to separate legend from truth.
...learning how to separate real problems from imaginary illnesses.
动词词组的用法：Separate out means the same as . 分辨; 区分例：
How can one ever separate out the act from the attitudes that surround it?
及物动词的用法：A quality or factor that separates one thing from another is the reason why the two things are different from each other. 使不同例：
The single most important factor that separates ordinary photographs from good photographs is the lighting.
及物动词的用法：If a particular number of points separate two teams or competitors, one of them is winning or has won by that number of points. 使分出高下; 使分出输赢例：
In the end only three points separated the two teams.
及物动词/不及物动词的用法：If you separate a group of people or things into smaller elements, or if a group separates, it is divided into smaller elements. 使分散; 分散例：
The police wanted to separate them into smaller groups.
Let's separate into smaller groups.
动词词组的用法：Separate out means the same as . 分开; 分散例：
If prepared many hours ahead, the mixture may separate out.
复数型名词的用法：Separates are clothes such as skirts, trousers, and shirts which cover just the top half or the bottom half of your body. 单件衣服例：
She wears coordinated separates instead of a suit.
→ see alsoseparated
习语的用法：When two or more people who have been together for some time go their separate ways, they go to different places or end their relationship. 分道扬镳例：
Sue was 27 when she and her husband decided to go their separate ways.
separate system 分流制
separate application 分别敷用；分离上胶；分别申请
separate legal entity 独立法人；独立法定单位实体
separate unit 分立单元
separate entity 单独实体；独立单位
separate property 私有财产；单独支配的财产
- v. 分离（separate的三单）
This body of water separates most of the state from famous Cape Cod.
He separates the waters above and the waters below and creates this space that will become the inhabited world.
It separates those duplicated chromosomes to two sides of the cell, physically separates them, and the cell itself pinches off to form two new cells.
One of the 200 employees separates batteries, eyeballing those that need to be tested.
This commitment is smaller than a dollar subscription, but still separates the curious from the customers.
Yet, like our friends at the car dealer, a chasm separates the two sides.