apart

a•part
[[t]əˈpɑrt[/t]] adv.
1) into pieces or parts; to pieces:
to take a watch apart; falling apart from decay[/ex]
2) separated or away from in place, time, or motion:
The cities are thousands of miles apart[/ex]
3) to or at one side, with respect to place, purpose, or function:
to keep apart from the group; space set apart for storage[/ex]
4) separately or individually in consideration:
each factor viewed apart from the others[/ex]
5) so as to distinguish one from another:
I can't tell the sisters apart[/ex]
6) aside (used with a gerund or noun):
Joking apart, what do you think?[/ex]
7) having independent or unique characteristics (usu. used following a noun):
a class apart[/ex]
Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < OF a part to one side. See a- V, part a•part′ness, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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