See also: appart and à part

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English apart, aparte, a-part, a part, from Anglo-Norman a part, from Latin ad partem (to the side).

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apart (comparative more apart, superlative most apart)

  1. Placed separately (in regard to space or time).
    • 2015, Johnny Rogan, Ray Davies: A Complicated Life:
      We had a large bus and I had two of them at the front and two at the back, and I had to sit in the middle and keep them apart.
    • 1667, Milton, John, Paradise Lost:
      Others apart sat on a hill retired.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, [], OCLC 964384981, Psalms 4:3:
      But know that the Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.
  2. separately, exclusively, not together
    Consider the two propositions apart.
  3. Aside; away.
  4. In or into two or more parts.
    • 1980, Joy Division (lyrics and music), “Love Will Tear Us Apart”:
      Love, love will tear us apart, again.
    We took the computer apart and put it back together.

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PostpositionEdit

apart

  1. (following its objective complement) Apart from.
    A handful of examples apart, an English preposition precedes its complement.

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AdjectiveEdit

apart (not comparable)

  1. Exceptional, distinct.
    a world apart
  2. Having been taken apart; disassembled, in pieces.

NounEdit

apart

  1. Misspelling of a part.

ReferencesEdit

apart in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French a part.

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apart (comparative aparter, superlative apartst)

  1. separate
    Over het algemeen vindt men vier kleuren in een inkjetprinter. Zwart zit bijna altijd in een aparte cartridge, de andere kleuren kunnen ook in één cartridge zitten.
    In general one finds four colors in an inkjet printer. Black is almost always in a separate cartridge, the other colors can also be in a single cartridge.
  2. unusual

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Inflection of apart
uninflected apart
inflected aparte
comparative aparter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial apart aparter het apartst
het apartste
indefinite m./f. sing. aparte apartere apartste
n. sing. apart aparter apartste
plural aparte apartere apartste
definite aparte apartere apartste
partitive aparts aparters

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French à part.

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apart (comparative aparter, superlative am apartesten)

  1. fancy, distinctive

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ap- +‎ art (to plow).

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(file)

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apart tr. or intr., 1st conj., pres. aparu, apar, apar, past aparu

  1. (perfective) to till (land, field) by plowing
    apart laukumu, tīrumuto plow, till the field
    apart platu joslu ap dārzuto plow, till a wide zone around the garden
  2. to overturn (an obstacle) while plowing; to overturn (an obstacle) and plow
    apart velēnas, rugājusto plow the turf, stubble (after turning it over)
    traktorists ar krūmu arklu apar alkšņus, sīkstus kārklusthe tractor driver plows through alder bushes and tough osiers with the bush plow
  3. to cover (e.g., planted potatoes) with earth by plowing around, by deepening the furrows; to furrow
    bija jāapar kartupeļi, tie zaļoja kā mežs; lai neiznāktu tikai laksti vien, vajadēja lakstus apmest nedaudz ar zemi - to izdarīja spīļu arklsit was time to plow around the potatoes, they had grown like a forest; so that not only leaves and stems would come out, it was necessary to throw some earth around them - the jaw plow does that
  4. (perfective) to plow around (to change direction around something while plowing; to plow the area around something)
    apart ap dārzuto plow around the garden
    art, apart akmenim apkārtto plow around the stone, rock

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