American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group. See Synonyms at isolate.
- v. To impose the separation of (a race or class) from the rest of society.
- v. To become separated from a main body or mass.
- v. To practice a policy of racial segregation.
- v. Genetics To undergo genetic segregation.
- adj. Separated; isolated.
- n. One that is or has been segregated.
- n. Genetics See segregant.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To separate or detach from the others, or from the rest; cut off or separate from the main body; separate.
- In zoology, to set apart or dissociate (the members of a group): as, species segregated under another genus; faunal regions of the sea segregated from those of the land in zoögeography.
- In geology, to separate out from the mass of a rock, as in the case of certain accumulations, pockets, or nodules of metalliferous ore, or of mineral matter in general, which appear from the phenomena which they present to have been gradually separated out or segregated from the adjacent rock by molecular action.
- To separate or go apart; specifically, in crystallography, to separate from a mass and collect about centers or lines of fracture.
- Apart from others; separated; set apart; separate; select.
- In zoology, simple or solitary; not aggregate, compound, colonial, or social; specifically, pertaining to the Segregata.
- n. In mathematics, one of an asyzygetic system of covariants of a given degorder, capable of expressing in their linear functions with numerical coefficients all other covariants of the same degorder.
- To separate into dominants, recessives, and hybrids, in conformity to a numerical law: said of the descendants of Mendelian hybrids.
- adj. Separate; select.
- adj. Separated from others of the same kind.
- v. To separate, used especially of social policies that directly or indirectly keep races or ethnic groups apart.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Separate; select.
- adj. (Bot.) Separated from others of the same kind.
- v. To separate from others; to set apart.
- v. (Geol.) To separate from a mass, and collect together about centers or along lines of fracture, as in the process of crystallization or solidification.
- v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
- n. someone who is or has been segregated
- v. divide from the main body or mass and collect
- v. separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
- Latin sēgregāre, sēgregāt- : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + grex, greg-, flock; see ger- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Just watched ‘Snowjob’ at work, I realize the use of the term ‘tar-baby’ has neutral and charged connotations, but I also noted he used the term segregate, instead of separate early in the presser.”
“They must "segregate" client money being sent to another person or company (keep it in a separate account).”
“They'll kind of segregate the business so that different credit card companies will cover people with different levels of credit.”
“Secondly, it still allows wealthy people to 'segregate' their children, since they are the only ones who are able to afford it.”
“Cameron heckled by angry father over Tory plans to 'segregate' his disabled son”
“You either have to 'segregate' the gays, or you have to make the straight soldiers undress in front of someone of a 'different' sexual”
“He said a wall would serve only to "segregate" slum residents from the rest of society.”
“Selectmen Nancy Mackenzie said it wouldn't be good for the health of seniors to "segregate" them in other parts of the town.”
“The changes also require people who seek abortion coverage through the exchange to pay two separate checks each month to their insurance company to "segregate" federal funds from private funds that pay for abortion.”
“Some anti-abortion groups consider such attempts to "segregate" the payments to be something of a shell game.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘segregate’.
All the scientific words found in the official EU nomenclature. For the screening I used Vocabgrabber of the Visual Thesaurus.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
A list of terms that denote separating one thing from another, or deconstructing a thing into its parts or to a former state. E.g., untie, divorce, unscramble.
Some of these are from the Latin root 'grex', herd.
Words you can type with one hand--if you learned how to type formally. Hunt-and-peck method doesn't count. ;-) I'm keeping it to five or more letters to avoid an excessively lengthy list.
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