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separable Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite capable of being divided or dissociated;
    dissociable; severable.
    • often drugs and crime are not dissociable
    • the siamese twins were not considered separable
    • a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody

Sep"a*ra*ble adjective
L. separabilis: cf. F. séparable.
  1. Capable of being separated, disjoined, disunited, or divided; as, the separable parts of plants; qualities not separable from the substance in which they exist. -- Sep"a*ra*ble*ness, n. -- Sep"a*ra*bly, adv.
    Trials permit me not to doubt of the separableness of a yellow tincture from gold. Boyle.

Webster 1913