See also: séparation
separation (plural separations)
- The act of disuniting two or more things, or the condition of being separated.
- The place at which a division occurs.
- An interval, gap or space that separates things.
- (law) An agreement terminating a relationship between husband and wife, but short of a divorce.
- (military) Departure from active duty, while not necessarily leaving the service entirely.
act of disuniting two or more things
the place at which a division occurs
an interval, gap or space that separates things
(law) an agreement terminating a relationship
- “separation” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).