HyperDic: segregate

English > 4 senses of the word segregate:
VERBsocialsegregateseparate / separate by race or religion
contactsegregatedivide from the main body or mass and collect
changesegregateseparate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
NOUNperson segregatesomeone who is or has been segregated
segregate > pronunciation
Soundsseh'grahgey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > segregate: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is or has been segregated.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
English > segregate: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningseparate / separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "This neighborhood is segregated"
  • "We don't segregate in this county"
Broaderdiscriminate, separate, single outtreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race
Oppositedesegregate, integrate, mixopen (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
Spanishsegregar
Catalansegregar
Nounssegregationa social system that provides separate facilities / facilities for minority groups
segregatorsomeone who believes the races should be kept apart
English > segregate: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningdivide from the main body or mass and collect.
PatternSomething ----s
Examples
  • "Many towns segregated into new counties"
  • "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Spanishsegregar
Catalansegregar
Nounssegregationthe act of segregating or sequestering
English > segregate: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningseparate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "the sun segregates the carbon"
  • "large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"
Broaderisolate, insulateplace or set apart
Spanishsegregar
Catalansegregar
Nounssegregationthe act of segregating or sequestering

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