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Synonyms for separation
ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. separation(noun)

    the state of lacking unity

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    unification, union

  2. separation, breakup, detachment(noun)

    coming apart

    Synonyms:
    legal separation, insulation, dissolution, disengagement, insularism, detachment, breakup, withdrawal, insularity, interval

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  3. interval, separation(noun)

    the distance between things

    "fragile items require separation and cushioning"

    Synonyms:
    breakup, musical interval, detachment, time interval, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  4. separation(noun)

    sorting one thing from others

    "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  5. separation(noun)

    the social act of separating or parting company

    "the separation of church and state"

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  6. separation(noun)

    the space where a division or parting occurs

    "he hid in the separation between walls"

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    unification, union

  7. separation(noun)

    the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  8. legal separation, separation(noun)

    (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, legal separation, judicial separation, interval

    Antonyms:
    unification, union

  9. separation(noun)

    the act of dividing or disconnecting

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    unification, union

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. separation

    Synonyms:
    disunion, disjunction, disconnection, disengagement, dissociation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. separation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disjunction, disunion, disconnection, disengagement, dissociation, isolation

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How to use separation in a sentence?

  1. District Judge Dana Sabraw:

    The reality is there are still close to 500 parents that have not been located, many of these parents were removed from the country without their child, all of this is the result of the government's separation and then inability and failure to track and reunite, and the reality is that for every parent who is not located, there will be a permanent orphaned child, and that is 100 % the responsibility of the administration.

  2. Donald Trump:

    These are crippling loopholes that cause family separation, which we don't want.

  3. Ray Zaccaro:

    Before Senator Merkley demanded to see these facilities, they were shrouded in secrecy and Americans had no idea the extent to which the Administration's zero tolerance policy led to the incarceration of children and separation from their families, given their track record of obfuscation, it's not surprising to learn HHS has found public disclosure inconvenient.

  4. Elissa Epel:

    We've lost all of the routine of a typical week, and that means having weekends as a boundary or as a separation or something to look forward to, now the weekend is the same as a weekday.

  5. Mike Ryan:

    It's tried to rely on individuals and communities to comply with the advice of government and it has tried to avoid imposing mandatory lockdowns, mandatory separation of individuals, in Sweden, Anders Tegnell and the team there have done a good job.


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