What does apart mean?

Definitions for apart
əˈpɑrtapart

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word apart.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. apart(p)(adverb)

    having characteristics not shared by others

    "scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush

  3. apart(adverb)

    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"

  4. apart, aside(adverb)

    not taken into account or excluded from consideration

    "these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking aside, I think you're crazy"

  5. apart(adverb)

    away from another or others

    "they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"

  6. aside, apart(adverb)

    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"

  7. apart(adverb)

    one from the other

    "people can't tell the twins apart"

  8. apart, asunder(adverb)

    into parts or pieces

    "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder"

Wiktionary

  1. apart(Adverb)

    Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.

    Etymology: From à part; ( ad) + part. See part.

  2. apart(Adverb)

    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.

    Etymology: From à part; ( ad) + part. See part.

  3. apart(Adverb)

    Aside; away.

    Etymology: From à part; ( ad) + part. See part.

  4. apart(Adverb)

    In two or more parts; asunder; to piece

    to take a piece of machinery apart.

    Etymology: From à part; ( ad) + part. See part.

  5. apart(Preposition)

    apart from.

    A handful of examples apart, an English preposition precedes its complement.

    Etymology: From à part; ( ad) + part. See part.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apart(adverb)

    separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside

    Etymology: [F. part; (L. ad) + part part. See Part.]

  2. Apart(adverb)

    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

    Etymology: [F. part; (L. ad) + part part. See Part.]

  3. Apart(adverb)

    aside; away

    Etymology: [F. part; (L. ad) + part part. See Part.]

  4. Apart(adverb)

    in two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart

    Etymology: [F. part; (L. ad) + part part. See Part.]

Freebase

  1. Apart

    Apart is the seventh album by composer Paul Schütze, released in 1995 through Virgin Records.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Apart

    a-pärt′, adv. separately: aside: asunder, parted: separate: away from all employment: out of consideration, not considered for the moment (with from).—n. Apart′ness.—To set apart, to separate, consecrate. [Fr. à part—L. a parte, from the part or side.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apart' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2915

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apart' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3106

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apart' in Adverbs Frequency: #224

How to pronounce apart?

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How to say apart in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apart in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of apart in a Sentence

  1. Nicholas Smith:

    The yen is proving to be a massive headscratcher, all of the things that had been working with regard to yen weakness have fallen apart.

  2. William Butler Yeats:

    Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.

  3. Lis Smith:

    We need to move beyond the politics and divisiveness that is tearing this country apart.

  4. Bob Allisat:

    To pull together is to avoid being pulled apart.

  5. Lucille Clifton:

    Things don't fall apart. Things hold. Lines connect in thin ways that last and last and lives become generations made out of pictures and words just kept.

Images & Illustrations of apart

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Translations for apart

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  • настрана, отделно, поотделноBulgarian
  • entzwei, getrennt, in Stücke, beiseiteGerman
  • χώριαGreek
  • aparte, separadamenteSpanish
  • erikseen, erillään, syrjässä, erilleen, syrjäänFinnish
  • en morceaux, séparément, séparéFrench
  • air lethScottish Gaelic
  • terlepasIndonesian
  • 別々, ばらばらJapanese
  • segregatimLatin
  • tātahiMāori
  • à partePortuguese
  • прочь, на куски, порознь, обособленно, на части, долой, врозь, отдельно, в сторону, вон, раздельноRussian
  • окремоUkrainian

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