Apart - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈpɑːrt|  American pronunciation of the word apart
Brit.  |əˈpɑːt|  British pronunciation of the word apart

adverb

- separated or at a distance in place or position or time
- not taken into account or excluded from consideration(syn: aside)
- away from another or others
- placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose(syn: aside)
- one from the other
- into parts or pieces(syn: asunder)

adjective

- remote and separate physically or socially(syn: isolated, obscure)
- having characteristics not shared by others

Examples

He stood with his feet planted far apart.

He stood apart while the other members of the team celebrated.

Their children were born two years apart.

My wife and I are unhappy when we're apart.

They separated and have been living apart for the past year.

The Spartans lived in villages apart.

Their power was exercised either collectively, or apart and severally.

Place the two posts 6 metres apart.

They have offices in countries as far apart as India and Peru.

The police try to keep rival supporters apart at all matches.

A couple of men started fighting and we had to pull them apart.

Joel stood apart from the group, frowning.

The whole thing comes apart so that you can clean it.

They took the engine apart to see what was wrong.

I try to keep my work and private life as far apart as possible.

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