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    apart

    apart - Dictionary definition and meaning for word apart

    Definition
    (adj) remote and separate physically or socially
    Synonyms : isolated , obscure
    Example Sentence
    • existed over the centuries as a world apart
    • preserved because they inhabited a place apart
    • tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
    • an obscure village
    Definition
    (adj) having characteristics not shared by others
    Example Sentence
    • scientists felt they were a group apart
    Definition
    (adv) separated or at a distance in place or position or time
    Example Sentence
    • These towns are many miles apart
    • stood with his legs apart
    • born two years apart
    Definition
    (adv) not taken into account or excluded from consideration
    Synonyms : aside
    Example Sentence
    • these problems apart, the country is doing well
    • all joking aside, I think you're crazy
    Definition
    (adv) away from another or others
    Example Sentence
    • they grew apart over the years
    • kept apart from the group out of shyness
    • decided to live apart
    Definition
    (adv) placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
    Synonyms : aside
    Example Sentence
    • had a feeling of being set apart
    • quality sets it apart
    • a day set aside for relaxing
    Definition
    (adv) one from the other
    Example Sentence
    • people can't tell the twins apart
    Definition
    (adv) into parts or pieces
    Synonyms : asunder
    Example Sentence
    • he took his father's watch apart
    • split apart
    • torn asunder
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