apart*/*/*/

[əˈpɑːt]
grammar word summary: Apart can be: ■ an adverb: We had to take the engine apart. ■ used after the verb ‘to be': I'm never happy when we're apart. ■ used in the preposition phrase apart from: Everyone was there apart from Ann.
1) at a distance away from each other, or away from someone or something else
Stand with your feet apart.[/ex]
Their two farms are about a mile apart.[/ex]
Aitken and his wife are living apart.[/ex]
He doesn't like being apart from his family.[/ex]
2) broken or separated into different pieces
The book came apart in my hands.[/ex]
I had to take the printer apart to fix it.[/ex]
3) used for saying how much time there is between events
The two brothers were born six years apart.[/ex]
4) different from each other or from other people or things
Our political views are very far apart.[/ex]
His style sets him apart from other writers.[/ex]
See:
tell sb/sth apart
apart from — not including someone or something[/ex]
Do you speak any languages apart from English?[/ex]

Dictionary for writing and speaking English. 2014.

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