Sep"a*rate(?), p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; -- said of things once connected.
Him that was separate from his brethren.Gen. xlix. 26.
2. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; -- said of things that have not been connected.
For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinnere.Heb. vii. 26.
3. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a
separate spirit; the
separate state of souls.
(Law), an estate limited to a married woman independent of her husband. --
(Law), an allowance made to a wife by her husband under deed of separation.
adv. -- Sep"a*rate*ness,
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