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Definitions of apart

  1. one from the other; " people can't tell the twins apart"
  2. placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; " had a feeling of being set apart"; " quality sets it apart"; " a day set aside for relaxing"
  3. away from another or others; " they grew apart over the years"; " kept apart from the group out of shyness"; " decided to live apart"
  4. not taken into account or excluded from consideration; " these problems apart, the country is doing well"; " all joking aside, I think you're crazy"
  5. into parts or pieces; " he took his father's watch apart"; " split apart"; " torn asunder"
  6. separated or at a distance in place or position or time; " These towns are many miles apart"; " stood with his legs apart"; " born two years apart"
  7. not living together as man and wife; " decided to live apart"; " maintaining separate households"; " they are separated"
  8. remote and separate physically or socially; " existed over the centuries as a world apart"; " preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W. H. Hudson; " tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; " an obscure village"
  9. having characteristics not shared by others; " scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush
  10. Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
  11. 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.
  12. Aside; away.
  13. In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.
  14. Separately; aside; asunder.
  15. Separately: aside.
  16. Separately; aside; by itself; asunder.
  17. Separately, as regards
  18. Separately; at a distance.
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Quotes of apart

  1. Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy. – Chubby Checker
  2. Though we hear various reports of his existence we can never find the young wizard who is able so they say to graft the soul of a girl to the soul of her lover so that not even the sharp scissors of the Fates can ever sever them apart – Harry Crosby
  3. Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment, my story does not lend itself to such treatment. – Curt Flood
  4. Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn't do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap. – Gil Gerard
  5. From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other actor in the Screen Actors Guild, apart from Gene Hackman. – Steve Guttenberg
  6. I made all their videos, apart from the last two, so if you ever see an Abba video on TV then it's my stuff. – Lasse Hallstrom
  7. I think what sets this one apart is that there are two horror movie icons finally battling each other. You actually see them beat the crap out of each other instead of just terrorizing the kids in the movie. – Monica Keena
  8. In art or architecture your project is only done when you say it's done. If you want to rip it apart at the eleventh hour and start all over again, you never finish. I was one of those crazy creatures. – Maya Lin
  9. I still went to church regularly every Sunday; that is we all went there together. I reverenced the family pew where we had assembled for so many years; and apart from that reason I hold it dear because it is associated in my memory with my mother. – Pierre Loti
  10. My invention, ( the motion picture camera), can be exploited... as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that it has no commercial value whatsoever. – Auguste Lumiere
  11. But, apart from that, there was very little on underneath the suit. – Peter Mayhew
  12. Too many whites still see blacks as a group apart – Constance Baker Motley
  13. Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart – Rainer Maria Rilke
  14. The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity- or it will move apart – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  15. I make money because I have to pay for everything apart from my school fees. My mother even makes me pay my own telephone bill. – Ivana Trump

Usage examples for apart

  1. We can best see our ways to the end if we seek them apart – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. Most men don't know that a woman has a life of her own- apart from her children, from her husband, from all. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  3. Don't pull me apart – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  4. It was a very dark night- so dark, in fact, that I hesitated to go to my teepee, which was placed apart that I might not be disturbed by the others. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  5. They fell apart on the instant. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  6. I will tell you something: Lincoln of this state is not so far apart from Douglas. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  7. They break apart and 'tis left to me to explain from the window. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. 3218. In a large business like yours there might be a cash transaction at a time, apart from your books, which was settled for there and then? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. " Are bad to pull apart – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  10. I'm going to take it apart now, and see what it needs. – Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle by Victor Appleton
  11. He talked apart first with one, then with another. – Muslin by George Moore
  12. I prefer two- year- old trees, set thirty feet apart each way. – The Apple by Various
  13. " Take the wreck apart a piece at a time. – The Wailing Octopus by Harold Leland Goodwin
  14. They seated themselves at another table, apart – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  15. The words stood well apart – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  16. How troubled you look to- day, whispers she, taking the child's pale face- they are a little apart from the others- between her hands, and how pale! – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  17. He knew the face, he remembered those wide- apart eyes. – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton
  18. It is a thing apart – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  19. No longer did he stand apart and above them. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  20. These two points are eight or nine miles apart – A Study of Recent Earthquakes by Charles Davison

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