- 1segregate somebody (from somebody) to separate people of different races, religions, or sexes and treat them in a different way a culture in which women are segregated from men Whites and blacks were segregated into different parts of town. a racially segregated community a segregated school (= one for students of one race or religion only) opposite integrate
- 2segregate something (from something) to keep one thing separate from another In all our restaurants, smoking and non-smoking areas are segregated from each other.
NAmE//ˈsɛɡrəˌɡeɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they segregate
he / she / it segregates
past simple segregated
-ing form segregating