- to disassemble: to take a clock apart.
- Informal. to criticize; attack: She was taken apart for her controversial stand.
- to subject to intense examination: He will take your feeble excuses apart.
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Idioms for apart
Origin of apart
OTHER WORDS FROM aparta·part·ness, noun
Words nearby apart
Example sentences from the Web for apart
The key metric here is the aforementioned heart rate variability, or HRV, and WHOOP’s ability to calculate it sets it apart from other wearable fitness trackers.How Data from a Little Wrist Strap Can Change Your Life|Outside Editors|October 23, 2020|Outside Online
Cities have come apart before when confronted with the outbreak of disease.The Self-Driving Car Is a Red Herring - Issue 92: Frontiers|Anthony Townsend|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
The starting point for that is to break things apart into these different phenomena like energy-harvesting, self-replication, et cetera.The Physicist’s New Book of Life - Issue 92: Frontiers|Michael Brooks|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
The new electric Hummer should appeal to those seeking to stand apart from others, Williamson said.An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms|Verne Kopytoff|October 21, 2020|Fortune
After it is cast and cooled down, the mold is dropped on a vibrating machine called the shakeout, which breaks the sand apart to reveal the pan.How Cast Iron Pans Are Made by Hand at Borough Furnace|Eater Video|October 21, 2020|Eater
Apart from the video, the Saraya Al-Khorasani group has made no official declaration that it is linked to Taghavi.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What sets him apart from so many of his contemporaries was his rare immunity from the influence of prevailing ideas.
Apart from his wheels, Hamzat was living with few comforts and little cash.
They are never portraits of specific individuals who might interest us, even visually, apart from their pictorial roles.
Apart from the outfits, of course, some of which have been quite outlandish.
Apart from this discussion, a visit from you would be always acceptable.Luttrell Of Arran|Charles James Lever
Apart from theatrical representations and gladiatorial combats, the Romans had an inordinate passion for chariot races.Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
They lived beyond the years of women,—but their lives were spent in acts of holiness, apart from grandeur's train.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg
Apart from that, I like your abb as well as I do any of them.Bijou|Gyp
The Duke put his arm around him to support him, but the cuirassiers surged against them and tore them apart.Hero Tales of the Far North|Jacob A. Riis
British Dictionary definitions for apart
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
Word Origin for apart
Idioms and Phrases with apart
In addition to the idiom beginning with apart
- apart from
- come apart
- fall apart
- pick apart
- poles apart
- set apart
- take apart
- tear apart
- tell apart