- Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
Etymology: French í part; (Latin ad) + part part. See part.
- Others apart sat on a hill retired. --Milton.
- The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself. --Ps. iv. 3.
- 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.
- Aside; away. ``Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness.'' --Jas. i. 21.
- Let Pleasure go, put Care apart. --Keble.
- In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.
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