Definitions for apartəˈpɑrt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word apart
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
into pieces or parts; to pieces:
to take a watch apart; falling apart from decay.
separated or away from in place, time, or motion:
The cities are thousands of miles apart.
to or at one side, with respect to place, purpose, or function:
to keep apart from the group; space set apart for storage.
separately or individually in consideration:
each factor viewed apart from the others.
so as to distinguish one from another:
I can't tell the sisters apart.
aside (used with a gerund or noun):
Joking apart, what do you think?
(adj.)having independent or unique characteristics (usu. used following a noun):
a class apart.
Idioms for apart:
apart from, aside from; besides.
Origin of apart:
1350–1400; ME < OF a part to one side. See a -5, part
apart(p), isolated, obscure(adj)
remote and separate physically or socially
"existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
having characteristics not shared by others
"scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush
separated or at a distance in place or position or time
"These towns are many miles apart"; "stood with his legs apart"; "born two years apart"
not taken into account or excluded from consideration
"these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking aside, I think you're crazy"
away from another or others
"they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"
placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
"had a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"; "a day set aside for relaxing"
one from the other
"people can't tell the twins apart"
into parts or pieces
"he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
separated by space or time
two trees standing six feet apart; so much time spent apart from his children; brother born ten years apart
separated into pieces
The table fell apart.; to take the engine apart
different from each other
Our beliefs are further apart now than they were when we met.
with the exception of; = except for
They all went swimming apart from Nikki.
in addition to, as well as; = besides
Apart from French, what other languages do you speak?
Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently
Consider the two propositions apart.
In two or more parts; asunder; to piece
to take a piece of machinery apart.
A handful of examples apart, an English preposition precedes its complement.
Origin: From à part; ( ad) + part. See part.
separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside
in a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently; as, consider the two propositions apart
in two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart
Apart is the seventh album by composer Paul Schütze, released in 1995 through Virgin Records.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'apart' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2915
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'apart' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3106
Rank popularity for the word 'apart' in Adverbs Frequency: #224
Translations for apart
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
separated by a certain distance
The trees were planted three metres apart; with his feet apart; Their policies are far apart; She sat apart from the other people.
- afsonderlik, apartAfrikaans
- مُنْفَصِل، مُتَفَرِّقArabic
- afastadoPortuguese (BR)
- ve vzdálenosti, odděleněCzech
- (voneinader) entferntGerman
- fra hinanden; adskiltDanish
- σε ενδιάμεση απόσταση, χώριαGreek
- a una distancia deSpanish
- lahus, eraldiEstonian
- در فاصلۀ کم؛ جداFarsi
- à/de distance, écarté, éloigné deFrench
- széjjel, külön, félreHungarian
- í sundur, hvor frá öðrum, út af fyrir sigIcelandic
- di distanza; distanteItalian
- (kokiu) atstumu, vienas nuo kito, atskiraiLithuanian
- ar ieplestām kājāmLatvian
- uit elkaarDutch
- fra hverandre, atskiltNorwegian
- (oddalony) od siebie, osobno, z dalaPolish
- در فاصلۀ کم؛ جداPersian
- په ډیره لږه موده کی، ځانګړیPashto
- la distanţă (de); depărtat; diferitRomanian
- в стороне; порозньRussian
- od seba, oddeleneSlovak
- narazen, stranSlovenian
- 相隔Chinese (Trad.)
- окремо; на віддаліUkrainian
- الگ ، علیحدہUrdu
- cách nhauVietnamese
- 相隔Chinese (Simp.)
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