- separate out
- verbremove by passing through a filter (Freq. 2)-
filter out the impurities• 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
* * *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.• • •Main Entry: ↑separate
* * *ˌseparate ˈout | ˌseparate sthˈout derivedto 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.