Definition of Separable

1. Adjective. Capable of being divided or dissociated. "A song...never conceived of as severable from the melody"

Exact synonyms: Dissociable, Severable
Similar to: Divisible
Derivative terms: Separability



Definition of Separable

1. a. Capable of being separated, disjoined, disunited, or divided; as, the separable parts of plants; qualities not separable from the substance in which they exist.

Definition of Separable

1. Adjective. Able to be separated. ¹

2. Adjective. (analysis) Of a metric space, that it has a countable dense subset. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Separable

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Separable

1. Capable of being separated, disjoined, disunited, or divided; as, the separable parts of plants; qualities not separable from the substance in which they exist. Sep"arableness, Sep"arably, "Trials permit me not to doubt of the separableness of a yellow tincture from gold." (Boyle) Origin: L. Separabilis: cf. F. Separable. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Separable

sepad
sepadded
sepadding
sepads
sepak takraw
sepal
sepaled
sepaline
sepalled
sepalody
sepaloid
sepalous
sepals
separabilities
separability
separable (current term)
separable affix
separable affixes
separable verb
separable verbs
separableness
separablenesses
separably
separata
separate
separate off
separate out
separate peace
separate peaces
separate the wheat from the chaff

Literary usage of Separable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"When a separable prefix stands before an inseparable one, separation usually takes place, but there is in individual cases evidently a tendency to disregard ..."

2. A German Conversation-grammar: Being a New and Practical Method of Learning by Emil Otto, William Cook, L. Pylodet (1887)
"The separable compound and the inseparable compound will be spelled in the infinitive in ... forme some separable and eome Inseparable verbe So does mtfe, ..."

3. German Conversation-grammar: A New and Practical Method of Learning the by Emil Otto (1870)
"When such verbs have a double accent, one on the prefix, the other on the verb, they are separable, and treated like all separable verbs. ..."

4. German Conversation-grammar: A New and Practical Method of Learning the by Emil Otto (1870)
"When such verbs have a double accent, one on the prefix, the other on the verb, they are separable, and treated lik« all separable verbs. ..."

5. German Conversation-grammar: A Practical Method of Learning the German Language by Emil Otto, Franz Lange (1901)
"Moll is separable only in a few instances, such as t)od+gie§en to ... separable COMPOUND PREFIXES. When one of these separable prefixes is compounded with ..."

6. A Treatise on Federal Practice, Civil and Criminal: Including Practice in by Roger Foster (1920)
"separable controversies in suits for accountings. A suit for an accounting presents separate controversies, which if the other jurisdictional facts exist ..."

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