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-cernō crēvī, crētus, ere,

to put apart, sunder, sever, part, divide, separate: stamen secernit harundo, O.: sparsos flores calathis, separate in baskets, O.: nihil (praedae) in publicum, setting apart for the public treasury, L.: Iuppiter illa piae secrevit litora genti, hath set apart, H.: patres centum denos in orbīs, divided, O.: se a bonis: Europen ab Afro, H.: inermīs ab armatis, L.: ex intestinis secretus a reliquo cibo sucus: me Nympharum chori Secernunt populo, H.: e grege alqm imperatorum, single out as pre-eminent, L.—Fig., to separate, disjoin, part, dissociate: hosce homines, set apart: ut pulchritudo corporis secerni non potest a valetudine, sic, etc.: sua a publicis consilia, L.: Publica privatis, sacra profanis, H.—To distinguish, discern: blandum amicum a vero: non satis acute, quae sunt secernenda, distinguit: iusto iniquum, H.—To set aside, exclude, reject: in iudicibus legendis amicos meos: frugalissimum quemque.

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