[adverb] 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"
[adverb] not taken into account or excluded from consideration; "these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking aside, I think you're crazy" Synonyms:aside
[adverb] away from another or others; "they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"
[adverb] 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" Synonyms:aside
[adverb] one from the other; "people can't tell the twins apart"
[adverb] into parts or pieces; "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder" Synonyms:asunder
[adjective] 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" Synonyms:isolated, obscure
[adjective] not living together as man and wife; "decided to live apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are separated" Synonyms:separate, separated
[adjective] having characteristics not shared by others; "scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush