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Seperately vs. Separately: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on January 22, 2024
Seperately is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is separately. Separately means to do something in a way that is not connected or combined.

Which is correct: Seperately or Separately

How to spell Separately?

Seperately is Incorrect

Separately is Correct

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Key Differences

Break down "separately" into "separ-" (like in separate) and "-ately."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024
Remember, "separate" is the base, so "separately" retains the 'a' from "separate."
Huma Saeed
Jan 22, 2024
Associate "separately" with "desperately" for similar endings.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024
Use mnemonic i.e. "Several Elephants Parade, Always Retaining A Tidy, Elegant Line, Yearly" for "separately."
Janet White
Jan 22, 2024
Recall that "separate" and "par" (like in golf) are in "separately."
Janet White
Jan 22, 2024
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Seperately and Separately Definitions

Seperately

Seperately is an incorrect spelling of .separately.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

In a distinct or unconnected manner.
They decided to travel separately to the same destination.
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

Individually; not together.
The twins wanted to be treated separately.
Huma Saeed
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

Apart from others or another.
He stored the items separately for easy access.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

Not in combination.
The components can be purchased separately.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

In a way that is isolated or detached.
They worked separately on the project to avoid conflict.
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

To set, force, or keep apart
The referee separated the two boxers.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

To put space between; space apart or scatter
Small farms that were separated one from another by miles of open land.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Separately

To form a border or barrier between (two areas or groups)
A hedge separates the two yards.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of separately?

The related verb form is "separate."
Huma Saeed
Jan 22, 2024

What is the root word of separately?

The root word of separately is "separate."
Aimie Carlson
Jan 22, 2024

Which vowel is used before separately?

The vowel 'a' is used before the 'tely' in separately.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Is separately a noun or adjective?

Separately is an adverb, not a noun or adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 22, 2024

Is separately a negative or positive word?

Separately is neutral; its connotation depends on context.
Janet White
Jan 22, 2024

Is separately an abstract noun?

No, separately is an adverb, not a noun.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 22, 2024

Why is it called separately?

It's called separately because it describes an action done in separation from others.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Which preposition is used with separately?

Prepositions like "from" and "into" are often used with separately.
Janet White
Jan 22, 2024

Which conjunction is used with separately?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used with separately.
Harlon Moss
Jan 22, 2024

What is the pronunciation of separately?

Separately is pronounced as /ˈsep.ə.reɪt.li/.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Is separately an adverb?

Yes, separately is an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Is the separately term a metaphor?

Separately can be used metaphorically but is not inherently a metaphor.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Which article is used with separately?

Articles are not typically used directly with adverbs like separately.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

What is a stressed syllable in separately?

The first syllable "sep" is stressed in separately.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

How is separately used in a sentence?

"The ingredients were mixed separately before being combined."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

What is the singular form of separately?

Separately, being an adverb, does not have a singular or plural form.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 22, 2024

What is the plural form of separately?

Adverbs like separately do not have plural forms.
Harlon Moss
Jan 22, 2024

Is separately a countable noun?

Separately is not a noun, so it is not countable.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Is separately a collective noun?

No, separately is not a collective noun.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 22, 2024

How many syllables are in separately?

There are four syllables in separately.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

What is the opposite of separately?

The opposite of separately is "together" or "collectively."
Harlon Moss
Jan 22, 2024

Is separately a vowel or consonant?

Separately is a word composed of both vowels and consonants.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Is the word separately imperative?

Separately can be used in imperative constructions but is not inherently imperative.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

How do we divide separately into syllables?

Separately is divided as sep-a-rate-ly.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 22, 2024

What part of speech is separately?

Separately is an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

What is another term for separately?

Another term for separately is "individually."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

Which determiner is used with separately?

Determiners are not typically used with adverbs like separately.
Janet White
Jan 22, 2024

What is the first form of separately?

The base form is "separate" as a verb or adjective.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

What is the second form of separately?

There is no second form; separately is derived directly from "separate."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 22, 2024

What is the third form of separately?

Separately does not have a third form.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 22, 2024
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