Connect and Separate


Connect verb - To put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole.
Usage example: connect all the sets of lights and attach them to the branches of the Christmas tree

Separate is an antonym for connect in topics: link, share, combine.


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

Connect is an antonym for separate in topics: distinguish, sever, come apart, unite, keep or set apart.

Common collocations

sex connect sex separate sex
characters connect characters separate characters
head connect head separate head
past connect past separate past
Other words: brain, humans, stories, pieces.

Both words in one sentence

  • So it's like two semi-separate portal networks that can connect when one wants to.
  • Hub Level Adventure Games usually connect distinct, separate stages through a full size Over World.
    Source: Hub Level
  • The Multiverse: Actually a Conglomiverse (The universes are partially melded so that their boundaries connect but the different laws of physics still apply in separate sections).
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