- Separate is the correct way to spell the word.
- Seperate is a common misspelling, but it’s always wrong.
Along with loose and definitely, separate is one of the most commonly misspelled words in the English language. The most common misspelling of separate is seperate.
Is It Separate or Seperate?
Separate can be an adjective or a verb. As an adjective, it means set apart, distinct, or not related. As a verb, it means to to set apart, to distinguish, or to divide. Separate is often misspelled as seperate, a word that has no meaning and is simply a misspelling:
Words related to separate, such as separately, separated, and separation, are often misspelled in the same fashion by turning the first a into an e:
How to Remember the Correct Spelling of Separate
There are a couple of ways to remember the correct spelling of separate. You can remember that the order of the vowels in the word is symmetrical: e-a-a-e. It might be easier to remember that there’s a rat in separate (sep-A-RAT-e).
Examples of Separate
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