[v. seg-ri-geyt; n. seg-ri-git, -geyt]
verb (used with object), segregated, segregating.
to separate or set apart from others or from the main body or group; isolate: to segregate exceptional children; to segregate hardened criminals.
to require, often with force, the separation of (a specific racial, religious, or other group) from the general body of society.
verb (used without object), segregated, segregating.
to separate, withdraw, or go apart; separate from the main body and collect in one place; become segregated.
to practice, require, or enforce segregation, especially racial segregation.
Genetics. (of allelic genes) to separate during meiosis.
a segregated thing, person, or group.

1400–50 in sense “segregated”; 1535–45 as transitive v.; late Middle English segregat < Latin sēgregātus (past participle of sēgregāre to part from the flock), equivalent to sē- se- + greg- (stem of grex flock) + -ātus -ate1; see gregarious

segregable [seg-ri-guh-buhl] , adjective
segregative, adjective
nonsegregable, adjective
nonsegregative, adjective
resegregate, verb, resegregated, resegregating.
unsegregable, adjective
unsegregating, adjective
unsegregative, adjective

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segregate (ˈsɛɡrɪˌɡeɪt)
1.  to set or be set apart from others or from the main group
2.  (tr) to impose segregation on (a racial or minority group)
3.  genetics, metallurgy to undergo or cause to undergo segregation
[C16: from Latin sēgregāre, from sē- apart + grex a flock]

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Word Origin & History

1540s, from L. segregatus, pp. of segregare "separate from the flock, isolate, divide," from *se gregare, from se "apart from" (see secret) + grege, ablative of grex "herd, flock." Originally often with reference to the religious notion of separating the flock of the godly from sinners.
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Example sentences
My cousin is so sensitive that she has to segregate her spoons and everything
  from the rest of the kitchen.
But his followers' desire to segregate themselves is not unusual.
One simple solution is to segregate the individual bits by erecting barriers
  between them.
Floral designers don't segregate vegetables and flowers.
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