Segregate meaning

sĕgrĭ-gāt
To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group.
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To cause (people or institutions, for example) to be separated on the basis of race, sex, religion, or another factor.
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To become separated or distinguished.

Animals that segregate into male and female herds when not in mating season.

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To practice a policy of racial segregation.
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To segregate is to separate a group of people because of race, gender or religion, or to set apart or keep separate.

When girls and boys are required to attend different schools, this is an example of a time when the school system segregates.

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To separate from others; be segregated.
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A segregated person, thing, group, etc.
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To become separated or distinguished.

Animals that segregate into male and female herds when not in mating season.

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To undergo genetic segregation.
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Separated; isolated.
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One that is or has been segregated.
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Separate; select.
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(botany) Separated from others of the same kind.
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To separate, used especially of social policies that directly or indirectly keep races or ethnic groups apart.
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To undergo genetic segregation.
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Separated; isolated.
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One that is or has been segregated.
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Separate; set apart; segregated.
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To set apart from others or from the main mass or group; isolate; specif., to impose a system of segregation on (racial groups, social facilities, etc.)
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To separate from the main mass and collect together in a new body.
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To undergo segregation.
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To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group.
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Origin of segregate

  • Latin sēgregāre sēgregāt- sē- apart s(w)e- in Indo-European roots grex greg- flock ger- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition