- apart from,
- apartment building,
- apartment hotel,
- apartment house,
Origin of apartment
Examples from the Web for apartment
He was born in an apartment above the grocery store owned by his immigrant parents in South Jamaica, Queens.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Bodegas, private residences, apartment buildings, you name it,” the investigator says.
At 24, I slipped on the ice outside of my Michigan apartment.
Magazines are the only thing in my apartment that qualify as clutter.
And there are a few nice things buried beneath the rubble that I could use in my apartment.
Descending toward the left, we approach one of the most singularly beautiful groups of stalactites in this apartment.Bancroft's Tourist's Guide Yosemite|A.L. Bancroft
The lads followed Mr. Welfare into the hall, and after closing and barring the door he led the way to an apartment on the left.In the Days of Washington|William Murray Graydon
Without the formality of knocking, they entered an apartment on the fourth floor where a woman stood washing dishes.Abe and Mawruss|Montague Glass
Augustus also placed another statue of him in his bed-chamber, and used to kiss it as often as he entered the apartment.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
One glance at the apartment gave me a general idea of its character.
- another name (esp US and Canadian) for flat 2 (def. 1)
- (as modifier)apartment building; apartment house
Word Origin for apartment
1640s, "private rooms for the use of one person within a house," from French appartement (16c.), from Italian appartimento, literally "a separated place," from appartere "to separate," from a "to" (see ad-) + parte "side, place," from Latin partem (see part (n.)). Sense of "set of private rooms in a building entirely of these" (the U.S. equivalent of British flat) is first attested 1874.