- 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
OTHER WORDS FROM aparta·part·ness, noun
Words nearby apart
British Dictionary definitions for apart from
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
Word Origin for apart
Idioms and Phrases with apart from (1 of 2)
Also, aside from. Besides, except for. For example, Apart from jogging occasionally in the park, she gets no exercise, or Aside from Sunday dinner with his parents they have not gone out for months. The first term dates from the early 1600s, the variant from the early 1800s.
Idioms and Phrases with apart from (2 of 2)
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