Definition of Segregate

1. Noun. Someone who is or has been segregated.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



2. Verb. Separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation. "We don't segregate in this county"
Generic synonyms: Discriminate, Separate, Single Out
Antonyms: Desegregate
Derivative terms: Segregation, Segregator

3. Verb. Divide from the main body or mass and collect. "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
Generic synonyms: Divide, Part, Separate
Derivative terms: Segregation

4. Verb. Separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others. "Large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"
Generic synonyms: Insulate, Isolate
Derivative terms: Segregation

Definition of Segregate

1. a. Separate; select.

2. v. t. To separate from others; to set apart.

3. v. i. To separate from a mass, and collect together about centers or along lines of fracture, as in the process of crystallization or solidification.

Definition of Segregate

1. Adjective. Separate; select. ¹

2. Adjective. Separated from others of the same kind. ¹

3. Verb. To separate, used especially of social policies that directly or indirectly keep races or ethnic groups apart. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Segregate

1. [v -GATED, -GATING, -GATES]

Medical Definition of Segregate

1. 1. Separate; select. 2. Separated from others of the same kind. Origin: L. Segregatus, p. P. Of segregare to separate; pref. Se- aside + grex, gregis, a flock or herd. See Gregarious. To separate from a mass, and collect together about centers or along lines of fracture, as in the process of crystallization or solidification. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Segregate

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Literary usage of Segregate

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1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1884)
"The congregate system represents one view of the insane, the segregate system another; the former in effect treats the insane as ..."

2. Evolution, racial and habitudinal by John Thomas Gulick (1905)
"segregate Freedom from Competition and segregate Escape from Enemies. Before leaving the subject of segregate survival it may be well to give an ..."

3. Evolution, Racial and Habitudinal by John Thomas Gulick (1905)
"segregate Freedom from Competition and segregate Escape from Enemies. Before leaving the subject of segregate survival it may be well to give an ..."

4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1906)
"MODERN SYSTEMATIC TREATMENT OF ASTER RECOGNITION OF segregate GENERA During the Linnaean period of Aster history, the steady enlargement of knowledge had ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"4- To set apart; to segregate. • hereunto I have called them. Actt. Separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work should prophesy. ..."

6. Report of the Vice Commission of Minneapolis to His Honor, James C. Haynes by Minneapolis (Minn.). Vice Commission (1911)
"Segregation Does Not segregate. 4. A fourth consideration is that segregation does not segregate. It does not accomplish the object sought. ..."

7. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"... applicable to both sexes, which seems to segregate these two genera sharply. It is the anal loop (see figs. 31 and 33). In Ophiogomphus (fig. ..."

8. Central Station Rates in Theory and Practice by Hugo Emil Eisenmenger (1921)
"C. segregate COST, INCREMENT COST, AND AVERAGE COST. 3. ... The segregate cost of a certain portion of the total quantity produced by the enterprise is the ..."

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