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apart

a·part

apart

 
pronunciation:
part
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
phrases:
take apart, tell apart
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: separated by time or space; at or to a distance.
Keep them apart.
similar words:
afar, asunder
definition 2: into pieces.
The vase broke apart.
synonyms:
asunder
phrase: take apart
phrase: tell apart
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: isolated; separate.
They were raised in a world apart.
synonyms:
isolated
similar words:
alone, aloof, distant, remote, removed, separate