Attach and Separate


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Attach verb – To cause (something) to hold to another.
Usage example: you can attach the buttons to the puppet with fabric glue

Separate is an antonym for attach in topics: affix, attribute, join, socially join.
Nearby Words: attached, attachment, attaching, attachable, attache
Antonyms for Attach


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Separate verb – To set or force apart.
Usage example: we tried to separate the gluey pages, but they were stuck tight

Attach is an antonym for separate in topics: unite, keep or set apart.
Nearby Words: separated, separation, separately, separating, separatist
Antonyms for Separate
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Common collocations

soul attach soul separate soul
bomb attach bomb separate bomb
head attach head separate head
spirits attach spirits separate spirits
Other nouns: faces.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Chalion aka: The Curse Of Chalion Shamans attach an animal spirit to their soul and need another shaman to separate the two when they die.
  • In Wapsi Square, demons live in a separate world outside of our time line, attach themselves to sentient host creatures, and act in an advisory role.
  • This is made all the more irritating by how he shows the clip of Samus having the power-up attach to her in Prime when it's recovered, but passes it off as her actual activation of the feature when the the two are separate visuals.
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