There are 2 translations of separate in Spanish:

separate1

Pronunciation: /ˈsepərət/

adj

  • 1.1 (individual) (usu before n) [beds/rooms/bank accounts] separado they're taking separate vacations this year este año cada uno se va de vacaciones por separado they live in the same house but lead separate lives viven en la misma casa pero hacen vida aparte, viven juntos pero no revueltos [humorístico/humorous] to go our/their separate ways irse* cada uno por su lado after the divorce, they went their separate ways después del divorcio cada uno se fue por su lado 1.2 (physically apart) aparte (adj inv) the gym is in a separate building el gimnasio está en un edificio aparte or en otro edificio could I have the salad on a separate plate? ¿me podría servir la ensalada en un plato aparte or en otro plato? separate from sth separado de algo keep your passport separate from your wallet no guarde juntos el pasaporte y la billetera 1.3 (distinct, different) this word has three separate meanings esta palabra tiene tres significados distintos or diferentes answer each question on a separate sheet of paper conteste cada pregunta en una hoja aparte the subject deserves separate treatment el tema merece ser tratado por separado send it under separate cover mándelo por separado

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Word of the day caudillo
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leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 2 translations of separate in Spanish:

separate2

Pronunciation: /ˈsepəreɪt/

vt

  • 1.1 (set apart) separar to separate sth/sb from sth/sb separar algo/a algn de algo/algn separate the yolk from the white separar la yema de la clara 1.2 (keep apart) separar the issues that separate the two sides los temas que separan a ambos bandos to be separated from sb estar* separado de algn he was separated from his family for months durante meses estuvo separado de su familia 1.3 (distinguish) distinguir*, diferenciar to separate sth from sth distinguir* or diferenciar algo de algo she finds it difficult to separate fact from fiction encuentra difícil distinguir or diferenciar lo real de lo ficticio 1.4 [Tech] extraer*

vi

Phrasal verbs

separate off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[area/section/group] separar

separate out

v + adv [elements/ingredients] separarse; [mixture/emulsion] disgregarse* 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o [elements/ingredients] separar; [mixture/emulsion] disgregar*; [considerations/factors] distinguir*

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.