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Meaning of APART

Pronunciation:  u'pârt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  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"
  2. [adv]  away from another or others; "they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"
  3. [adv]  not taken into account or excluded from consideration; "these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking aside, I think you're crazy"
  4. [adv]  into parts or pieces; "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder"
  5. [adv]  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"
  6. [adv]  one from the other; "people can't tell the twins apart"
 

APART is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: aside, asunder
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*part"\, adv. [F. [`a] part; (L. ad) + part part. See
{Part}.]
1. Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of
   separation as to place; aside.

         Others apart sat on a hill retired.   --Milton.

         The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for
         himself.                              --Ps. iv. 3.

2. 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.

3. Aside; away. ``Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and
   superfluity of naughtiness.'' --Jas. i. 21.

         Let Pleasure go, put Care apart.      --Keble.

4. In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a
   piece of machinery apart.

 
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