apart

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French à part.

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apart (comparative more apart, superlative most apart)

  1. Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Milton
      Others apart sat on a hill retired.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ps. iv. 3.
      The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.
  2. In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently
    Consider the two propositions apart.
  3. Aside; away.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Jas. i. 21.
      Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness.
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Keble
      Let Pleasure go, put Care apart.
  4. In two or more parts; asunder; to piece
    to take a piece of machinery apart.

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Preposition[edit]

apart

  1. (following its objective complement) apart from.
    A handful of examples apart, an English preposition precedes its complement.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

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apart (comparative aparter, superlative apartst)

  1. separate
    Over het algemeen vindt men vier kleuren in een inkjetprinter. Zwart zit bijna altijd in een aparte cartridge, de andere kleuren kunnen ook in één cartridge zitten.[1] — In general one finds four colors in an inkjet printer. Black sits almost always in a separate cartridge, the other colors can also sit in a single cartridge.

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  1. ^ http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inktpatroon

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French à part

Adjective[edit]

apart (comparative aparter, superlative am apartesten)

  1. fancy, distinctive

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ap- +‎ art (to plow).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Verb[edit]

apart tr. or intr., 1st conj., pres. aparu, apar, apar, past aparu

  1. (perfective) to till (land, field) by plowing
    apart laukumu, tīrumu — to plow, till the field
    apart platu joslu ap dārzu — to plow, till a wide zone around the garden
  2. to overturn (an obstacle) while plowing; to overturn (an obstacle) and plow
    apart velēnas, rugājus — to plow the turf, stubble (after turning it over)
    traktorists ar krūmu arklu apar alkšņus, sīkstus kārklus — the tractor driver plows through alder bushes and tough osiers with the bush plow
  3. to cover (e.g., planted potatoes) with earth by plowing around, by deepening the furrows; to furrow
    bija jāapar kartupeļi, tie zaļoja kā mežs; lai neiznāktu tikai laksti vien, vajadēja lakstus apmest nedaudz ar zemi - to izdarīja spīļu arkls — it was time to plow around the potatoes, they had grown like a forest; so that not only leaves and stems would come out, it was necessary to throw some earth around them - the jaw plow does that
  4. (perfective) to plow around (to change direction around something while plowing; to plow the area around something)
    apart ap dārzu — to plow around the garden
    art, apart akmenim apkārt — to plow around the stone, rock

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