Definitions for apart

Definitions for (adj) apart

Main entry: isolated, apart, obscure

Definition: remote and separate physically or socially

Usage: 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

Main entry: apart

Definition: having characteristics not shared by others

Usage: scientists felt they were a group apart- Vannever Bush

Definitions for (adv) apart

Main entry: apart, aside

Definition: not taken into account or excluded from consideration

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

Main entry: asunder, apart

Definition: into parts or pieces

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

Main entry: apart

Definition: separated or at a distance in place or position or time

Usage: These towns are many miles apart; stood with his legs apart; born two years apart

Main entry: apart

Definition: one from the other

Usage: people can't tell the twins apart

Main entry: aside, apart

Definition: placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose

Usage: had a feeling of being set apart; quality sets it apart; a day set aside for relaxing

Main entry: apart

Definition: away from another or others

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

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