Common and Separate


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Common adjective – Held by or applicable to a majority of the people.
Usage example: a politician who works not for the special interests but for the common good

Separate is an antonym for common in topics: specific, held in common.
Nearby Words: commonplace, commonly, commons, commonality, commonness
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Separate adjective – Of, relating to, or belonging to a single person.
Usage example: the husband and wife each have separate interests

Common is an antonym for separate in topics: alone, multiple.
Nearby Words: separated, separation, separately, separating, separatist
Antonyms for Separate
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Things that words describes

character common character separate character
people common people separate people
type common type separate type
room common room separate room
Other nouns: story, theme, words, version, names, ways, weapons, examples, forms, types.

Both words in one sentence

  • If the two players go to separate rooms of the castle (a common occurrence), gameplay alternates between each player until the two players enter the same room at the same time.
  • Alternate Self The most common cause is that the two alternate selves live in separate timelines that diverged reasonably recently and was the same or very similar during the person's formative years.
  • Split-Screen Phone Call He was using a common computer editing setup that showed two separate takes running side-by-side and decided to apply that visual metaphor in the actual show.
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