separate out

separate out
remove by passing through a filter (Freq. 2)

filter out the impurities

Syn: ↑filter, ↑filtrate, ↑strain, ↑filter out
Derivationally related forms: ↑strainer (for: ↑strain), ↑filter (for: ↑filtrate), ↑filtrate (for: ↑filtrate), ↑filter (for: ↑filter), ↑filtration (for: ↑filter), ↑filtrate (for: ↑filter)
Hypernyms: ↑separate
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something


Something ——s something

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separate out [phrasal verb]
separate out (someone or something) or separate (someone or something) out : to remove (someone or something) from a group

Before you put out the trash, you have to separate out the bottles and cans.

Most schools separate out children with learning problems.

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Main Entry:separate

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ˌseparate ˈout | ˌseparate sthˈout derived
to divide into different parts; to divide sth into different parts

to separate out different meanings

The material is reprocessed to separate out impurities.

Main entry:separatederived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.