What is the meaning of separation?


  • The state of lacking unity.
  • Coming apart.
  • The distance between things.
    • usage: "fragile items require separation and cushioning"
  • Sorting one thing from others.
    • usage: "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"
  • The social act of separating or parting company.
    • usage: "the separation of church and state"
  • The space where a division or parting occurs.
    • usage: "he hid in the separation between walls"
  • The termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal. )
  • Law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order. ()
  • The act of dividing or disconnecting. .
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APAWordNet. (2010). separation. Retrieved April 20, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/separation/definitions/1190252
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