Adjective: segregated 'se-gru,gey-tid
Verb: segregate 'se-gru,geyt
- Separated or isolated from others or a main group
"a segregated school system";
- Separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
"This neighbourhood is segregated"; "We don't segregate in this county"
- Divide from the main body or mass and collect
"Many towns segregated into new counties"; "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
- Separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
"the sun segregates the carbon"; "large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"
See also: divided, isolated, lily-white, quarantined, separate, sequestered, white
Type of: discriminate, divide, insulate, isolate, part, separate, single out
Antonym: desegregate, integrated
Encyclopedia: Segregated Segregate