HyperDic: apart

English > 8 senses of the word apart:
ADVERBallapartseparated or at a distance in place or position or time
allapart, asidenot taken into account or excluded from consideration
allapartaway from another or others
allapart, asideplaced or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
allapartone from the other
allapart, asunderinto parts or pieces
ADJECTIVEallapart, isolated, obscureremote and separate physically or socially
allaparthaving characteristics / characteristics not shared by others
apart > pronunciation
Soundsahpaa'rt
Rhymesart ... upstart: 37 rhymes with aart...
English > apart: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningRemote and separate physically or socially.
Examples
  • "existed over the centuries as a world apart"
  • "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
Synonymsisolated, obscure
Broaderunconnectednot joined or linked together
Spanishaislado, apartado
Catalanaïllat, apartat
English > apart: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving characteristics / characteristics not shared by others.
Example"scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush
BroaderseparateIndependent
English > apart: 8 senses > adverb 1
Meaningseparated or at a distance in place or position or time.
Examples
  • "These towns are many miles apart"
  • "stood with his legs apart"
  • "born two years apart"
English > apart: 8 senses > adverb 2
Meaningnot taken into account or excluded from consideration.
Example"these problems apart, the country is doing well"
Synonymaside
Spanishaparte, a un lado
English > apart: 8 senses > adverb 3
MeaningAway from another or others.
Examples
  • "they grew apart over the years"
  • "kept apart from the group out of shyness"
  • "decided to live apart"
English > apart: 8 senses > adverb 4
Meaningplaced or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose.
Examples
  • "had a feeling of being set apart"
  • "quality sets it apart"
Synonymaside
English > apart: 8 senses > adverb 5
MeaningOne from the other.
Example"people can't tell the twins apart"
English > apart: 8 senses > adverb 6
MeaningInto parts or pieces.
Examples
  • "he took his father's watch apart"
  • "split apart"
Synonymasunder
Spanishen dos, en pedazos

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