Complete Definition of "apart"

English

Etymology
French à part; (Latin ad) + part part. See part.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /ÊËpÉɹt/
audio|en-us-apart.ogg|Audio (US)

Adverb
en-adv

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

#: Others apart sat on a hill retired. --Milton.
#: The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself. --Ps. iv. 3.

  1. 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.
  2. Aside; away. ``Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness.'' --Jas. i. 21.

#: Let Pleasure go, put Care apart. --Keble.

  1. In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.

Translations
trans-top|Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside
Finnish: syrjässä
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pt à parte
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trans-top|In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately
Finnish: erillään
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Portuguese: à parte
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trans-top|Aside; away
Portuguese: à parte
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trans-top|In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart
Finnish: erillään
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