Definitions for take apart

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word take apart

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart(verb)

    take apart into its constituent pieces

  2. dismember, take apart, discerp(verb)

    divide into pieces

    "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war"

  3. analyze, analyse, break down, dissect, take apart(verb)

    make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features

    "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. take apart(verb)ɪk

    to separate sth into the pieces it is made of

    She had taken the whole bike apart.


  1. take apart(Verb)

    to dismantle something into it's component pieces.

  2. take apart(Verb)

    to soundly defeat someone, or a team

  3. take apart(Verb)

    to criticise someone

  4. take apart(Verb)

    to move someone away from others to be able to talk to, or give them something in private.

Translations for take apart

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

take apart

to separate (something) into the pieces from which it is made

He took the engine apart.

Get even more translations for take apart »


Find a translation for the take apart definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these take apart definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"take apart." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. < apart>.

Are we missing a good definition for take apart?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for take apart: