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Overview of adj apart

The adj apart has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) apart, isolated, obscure

(remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village")

2. apart

(having characteristics not shared by others; "scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush)

Overview of adv apart

The adv apart has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (18) apart

(separated or at a distance in place or position or time; "These towns are many miles apart"; "stood with his legs apart"; "born two years apart")

2. (10) apart, aside

(not taken into account or excluded from consideration; "these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking aside, I think you're crazy")

3. (1) apart

(away from another or others; "they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart")

4. aside, apart

(placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; "had a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"; "a day set aside for relaxing")

5. apart

(one from the other; "people can't tell the twins apart")

6. apart, asunder

(into parts or pieces; "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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