Apart ( adjective , adverb )

(As an adjective)

Apart ( adjective )

  1. Not involved with others; separate or isolated.
  2. Disconnected from others; not joined together.

Origin:

Late middle english: from a- "on" + part.

Examples:

  1. They lived apart for many years.
  2. The two parts of the machine were designed to be taken apart.
  3. The building was set apart from the others by a large lawn.
  4. We had to keep the dogs apart from each other.
  5. I want to take this opportunity to set the record straight, to set the facts apart from the fiction.

(As an adverb)

Apart ( adverb )

  1. Not involved with others; separate or isolated.
  2. Disconnected from others; not joined together.

Origin:

Late middle english: from a- "on" + part.

Examples:

  1. They lived apart for many years.
  2. The two parts of the machine were designed to be taken apart.
  3. The building was set apart from the others by a large lawn.
  4. We had to keep the dogs apart from each other.
  5. I want to take this opportunity to set the record straight, to set the facts apart from the fiction.
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