Definition of apart :
1. Aside; away.
2. In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently; as, consider the two propositions apart.
3. In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.
4. Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
separated (part of speech: verb)
separately (part of speech: adverb)
- " The bed rocks are three feet apart. - "All about the Klondyke gold mines", J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt.
- From the doorway the captain's voice interrupted the battle, and the two men were pulled apart. - "The Plow-Woman", Eleanor Gates.
- This was so evident that they let her go, and Mrs. Hastings, who went with her to the door, afterwards sat down beside Sproatly a little apart from the rest. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.