Meaning of SEPARABLE in English


ˈsep(ə)rəbəl adjective

Etymology: Middle English seperable, from Latin separabilis, from separare to separate + abilis -able

1. : capable of being separated or dissociated : distinguishable , severable

2. obsolete : causing separation

a separable spite … doth steal sweet hours from love's delight — Shakespeare

• sep·a·ra·bly -blē, -bli adverb

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