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Verb: segregate  'se-gru,geyt
  1. Separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    "This neighbourhood is segregated"; "We don't segregate in this county"
  2. Divide from the main body or mass and collect
    "Many towns segregated into new counties"; "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
  3. 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"
Noun: segregate  'se-gru,geyt
  1. Someone who is or has been segregated

Derived forms: segregates, segregated, segregating

Type of: discriminate, divide, individual, insulate, isolate, mortal, part, person, separate, single out, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: desegregate

Encyclopedia: Segregate