Meaning of 'apart'

Find the meaning of the word ‘apart’

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Meaning of ‘apart’

8 definitions found.



not taken into account or excluded from consideration

Example: "these problems apart, the country is doing well"

Synonyms: aside


into parts or pieces

Example: "I took my father's watch apart."

Synonyms: asunder


separated or at a distance in place or position or time

Example: "These towns are many miles apart"


one from the other

Example: "people can't tell the twins apart"


placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose

Example: "had a feeling of being set apart"

Synonyms: aside


away from another or others

Example: "they grew apart over the years"


remote and separate physically or socially

Synonyms: obscure


having characteristics not shared by others

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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