A suite of rooms in a building, typically one for living in, typically one on one floor of a multi-storey building.
Early 17th century: from french appartement, from italian appartamento, from appartare "to separate", from a parte "apart".
- I live in a small apartment.
- She rented an apartment in the city.
- He owns an apartment in New York.
- We're looking for a bigger apartment.
- The apartment was on the top floor.