meaning of apart

apart meaning in General Dictionary

independently in regard to area or organization in circumstances of split on spot aside

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  • one through the other
  • placed or kept split and distinct as for a purpose
  • away from another or others
  • into components or pieces
  • separated or far away in place or position or time
  • maybe not taken into account or excluded from consideration
  • having characteristics not provided by others
  • remote and separate actually or socially
  • Separately, in regard to area or company; in a state of separation as to destination; aside.
  • In a state of split, of exclusion, or of distinction, concerning purpose, use, or character, or as a case of thought; independently; by themselves; as, look at the two propositions aside.
  • Apart; away.
  • In two or higher parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of equipment apart.

apart meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., from Old French


apart - German to English

striking

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  • strikingly
  • unique [look]
  • elegant
  • appealing
  • unusual
  • individually
  • aside [spoken aside]

apart meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Individually, in regard to area or business; in a state of separation concerning spot; apart.

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  • (adv.) In circumstances of split, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to cause, utilize, or personality, or as a matter of idea; independently; by themselves; because, think about the two propositions apart.
  • (adv.) Aside; away.
  • (adv.) In 2 or higher parts; asunder; to piece; since, to just take a bit of machinery apart.

Sentence Examples with the word apart

It may be noted that the output in almost every item of mineral production was considerably greater in 1907 than in 1908, and the isolated figures of the latter year are of little interest apart from showing in a general way the relative commercial importance of the products named.

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