Definition of SEPARATION

the state of being kept distinct <the separation of church and state is an important concept in the United States>
Near Antonyms blurring, confusion
a movement in different directions away from a common point <a sudden separation of the herd of deer when they were startled>
Antonyms convergence
an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge) <the narrow separation between posts in the fence>
the act or process of two or more persons going off in different directions <friends who dreaded the inevitable separation after graduation>
something that divides, separates, or marks off <a filing cabinet with lots of adjustable separations>
Related Words barrier, fence, wall; border, boundary, limit

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