What is the meaning of segregate?


  • Someone who is or has been segregated.


  • Separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation.
    • usage: "This neighborhood is segregated"; "We don't segregate in this county"
  • Divide from the main body or mass and collect.
    • usage: "Many towns segregated into new counties"; "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
  • Separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others.
    • usage: "the sun segregates the carbon"; "large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"
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APAWordNet. (2010). segregate. Retrieved October 16, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/segregate/definitions/1232028
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MLAWordNet. "segregate" 23 October 2010. Web. 16 October 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/segregate/definitions/1232028>
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