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Synonyms for separation
ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃənsep·a·ra·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. separation

    Synonyms:
    disunion, disjunction, disconnection, disengagement, dissociation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. separationnoun

    the state of lacking unity

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    unification, union

  2. separation, breakup, detachmentnoun

    coming apart

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

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  3. interval, separationnoun

    the distance between things

    "fragile items require separation and cushioning"

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

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  4. separationnoun

    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. separationnoun

    the social act of separating or parting company

    "the separation of church and state"

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  6. separationnoun

    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. separationnoun

    the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    union, unification

  8. legal separation, separationnoun

    (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. separationnoun

    the act of dividing or disconnecting

    Synonyms:
    breakup, detachment, interval, legal separation

    Antonyms:
    unification, union

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. separationnoun

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

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How to use separation in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Conley:

    The word' Democratic Providence' is for God's divine providence in giving Roger Williams a place to establish the American principle of religious liberty and church-state separation, you want to wipe that away ?

  2. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm.Sommers:

    It does seem like there is a separation of what we hear from Energy Department and what we hear from the podium at the White House.

  3. Julie Linton:

    For Latin American migrants, circumstances are very different, so I don't know how general that research may be, but what I take away from this is that family separation is detrimental to child health and well-being and that keeping families together whenever possible is best.

  4. Nurul Izzah:

    A pardon based on a miscarriage of justice, a separation met with an eventual embrace, we have got much to do, many more injustices to fight.

  5. Merrick Garland:

    Consistent with our commitment to the rule of law, we must ensure that full weight is accorded to separation-of-powers concerns moving forward.


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