Free and Separate


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Free adjective – Not being under the rule or control of another.
Usage example: the 20th century saw many African countries become free after many years of European rule

Separate is a synonym for free in autonomous topic. In some cases you can use "Separate" instead the word "Free" as an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like disentangle, unrestrained politically.
Nearby Words: freely, freed
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Separate adjective – Not physically attached to another unit.
Usage example: the housing development has 200 separate homes, each with its own enclosed yard

Free is a synonym for separate in autonomous topic. Sometimes you can use "Free" instead the word "Separate" as an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as alone, disconnected.
Nearby Words: separated, separation, separately, separating, separatist
Synonyms for Separate

Things that words describes

people free people separate people
room free room separate room
country free country separate country
nation free nation separate nation
Other nouns: version, points, units, games.

Common collocations

party free party separate party
sex free sex separate sex
family free family separate family
brother free brother separate brother
Other nouns: souls.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Rock Band Thankfully, some of these can be obtained with free DLC, and there's a separate goal for playing every free downloadable song on the platform.
  • Expansion Pack Similarly, Zen Pinball and Pinball FX comes with Sorcerer's Lair for free, but additional tables (most of which have prominent licenses) require separate in-app purchases.
  • Allegedly Free Game They also have three separate "free gifts", the best of which requires the player to spend $100.
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