What does Apartment mean?

Definitions for Apartment
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apartment, flat(noun)

    a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

GCIDE

  1. Apartment(n.)

    A room or suite of rooms in a building comprising a dwelling unit separate from others in the building, and typically having its own separate bath, sanitary, and kitchen facilities. Such apartments are in most cases rented from the owner by those dwelling in them.

  2. Origin: [F. appartement; cf. It. appartamento, fr. appartare to separate, set apart; all fr. L. ad + pars, partis, part. See Apart.]

Wiktionary

  1. apartment(Noun)

    A complete domicile occupying only part of a building.

    apartment dwellers

  2. apartment(Noun)

    A suite of rooms within a domicile, designated for a specific person or persons and including a bedroom.

  3. apartment(Noun)

    A division of an enclosure that is separate from others; a compartment

  4. Origin: appartement; compare with Italian appartamento, from appartare; all from ad + pars 'part'. See apart.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apartment(noun)

    a room in a building; a division in a house, separated from others by partitions

  2. Apartment(noun)

    a set or suite of rooms

  3. Apartment(noun)

    a compartment

  4. Origin: [F. appartement; cf. It. appartamento, fr. appartare to separate, set apart; all fr. L. ad + pars, partis, part. See Apart.]

Freebase

  1. Apartment

    An apartment or flat in British English is a self-contained housing unit that occupies only part of a building. Such a building may be called an apartment building, apartment house, block of flats, tower block, high-rise or, occasionally mansion block, especially if it consists of many apartments for rent. In Scotland it is often called a tenement, which has a pejorative connotation elsewhere. Apartments may be owned by an owner/occupier by leasehold tenure or rented by tenants. The term apartment is favored in North America, whereas the term flat is commonly, but not exclusively, used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong and most Commonwealth nations. In Malaysian English, flat often denotes a housing block of lesser quality meant for lower-income groups, while apartment is more generic and may also include luxury condominiums. This usage has also been appearing in British English where apartment is used to denote expensive 'flats' in exclusive and expensive residential areas in, for example, parts of London such as Belgravia and Hampstead.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Apartment

    a-pärt′ment, n. a separate room in a house occupied by a particular person or party: (arch.) a suite or set of such rooms—now in this sense the pl.: (obs.) a compartment.—adj. Apartment′al. [Fr. appartement, a suite of rooms forming a complete dwelling, through Low L., from L. ad, and partīre, to divide—pars, a part.]

Editors Contribution

  1. apartment

    A type of structure and living space.

    My brother lives in a beautiful apartment with his future fiance.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Apartment' in Nouns Frequency: #1884

How to pronounce Apartment?

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How to say Apartment in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apartment in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apartment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Apartment in a Sentence

  1. Kwabena Mensah:

    The building had no elevator, The Associated Press reported, citing city records. Fire escapes were visible on the facade of the building. The fire department responded to emergency calls within three minutes. Witnesses described the scene of the fire and the panic from the building's tenants. Xanral Collins, Xanral Collins, told the New York Post Xanral Collins saw a father running toward the building, but was unable to enter. I saw Xanral Collins screaming,' My babies are dead ! My babies are dead !' Xanral Collins said. Jamal Flicker, Jamal Flicker told the New York Post Jamal Flicker heard screams for help. The smoke was crazy, people screaming,' Get out ! Jamal Flicker said. I heard a woman yelling,' We're trapped, help !' Neighborhood resident Robert Gonzalez, who has a friend who lives in the building, told the Associated Press she got out on a fire escape as another resident fled with five children. When I got here, she was crying, Robert Gonzalez said. Kwabena Mensah told the Daily News Kwabena Mensah feared Kwabena Mensah son, Kwabena Mensah, Kwabena Mensah, was one of the victims of the devastating fire. Kwabena Mensah came home from the Army about a week ago for the holidays, Kwabena Mensah said. Kwabena Mensah said Kwabena Mensah son’s roommate saw Kwabena Mensah before the fire broke out in the building. Kwabena Mensah was telling the roommate to not come out of the apartment because there was smoke. But when they rescued everyone from the windows, we couldn't find Kwabena Mensah. I went to four hospitals, I can't find Kwabena Mensah.

  2. Oliver Elser:

    The political will is not there to create normal housing for refugees, there are cases where it would be possible to build a normal four or five floor apartment building, instead of low-profile barracks. But they (governments) don't want to draw attention to the buildings.

  3. Mareli Miniutti:

    A short while later, police detectives entered the apartment and told me that( Avenatti) had been arrested.

  4. Kathie Barstnar:

    ... Preventing stormwater from carrying pollutants into the ecosystems around an area. But a few states over, in Colorado, the semi-arid environment makes water a precious resource. There are significant number of unknowns, even if you just look at the water retention requirements, colorado has very extensive water rights laws. There are also mechanical and engineering challenges, plus ongoing maintenance expenses and concerns costs will be passed down to consumers, hurting smaller businesses and renters. Whether it's office rents, or apartment rents, the biggest complaint we hear daily in Colorado right now is rents are too high, said developer Jim Neenan, president and CEO of Prime West Development. Another issue raised is that it impacts all buildings of a certain size, regardless of whether it's a church, historical building, non-profit or affordable housing. You can drive around the city or walk around the city, you can see example after example of buildings that there would be no way to put a green roof on.

  5. Brian Haas:

    The narrative that Courtney Irby went to Joseph Irby Lakeland apartment to get the guns to protect Courtney Irby and Courtney Irby children is false, while some have desperately tried to make this case about guns, folks on both sides of the issues have missed the real issue in this case : This is a case of a highly contested divorce action that has escalated to the point of both the husband and the wife being charged with crimes.

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