apart / a part

apart / a part
   Apart is an adverb meaning "in pieces": My plan for my vacation fell apart.
   A part is a noun meaning "one section of": A part of my heart left when he did.

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  • apart / a part —    Apart is an adverb meaning in pieces : My plan for my vacation fell apart.    A part is a noun meaning one section of : A part of my heart left when he did …   Confused words

  • Apart — A*part , adv. [F. [ a] part; (L. ad) + part part. See {Part}.] 1. Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside. [1913 Webster] Others apart sat on a hill retired. Milton. [1913 Webster] The Lord hath set… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apart vs a part —   Apart (adv) separated by distance or time.   For example: I always feel so lonely when we re apart.   A part (noun) a piece of something that forms the whole of something.   For example: They made me feel like I was a part of the family …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • apart vs a part —   Apart (adv) separated by distance or time.   For example: I always feel so lonely when we re apart.   A part (noun) a piece of something that forms the whole of something.   For example: They made me feel like I was a part of the family …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • apart — Apart, voyez Part, Seiunctim. Chacun à part soy, Se quippe quisque se instruat, ex Liu. lib. 23. Pro se quisque …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • apart — liebreizend; extravagant; charmant; außergewöhnlich; aufregend; entzückend; besonders; faszinierend; reizvoll; anziehend; bezaubernd; …   Universal-Lexikon

  • apart from — EXCEPT FOR, but for, aside from, with the exception of, excepting, excluding, bar, barring, besides, other than; informal outside of; formal save. → apart * * * 1) except for the whole world seemed to be sleeping, apart from Barbara 2) in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • apart — [ə pärt′] adv. [ME < OFr a part < L ad, to, at + partem, acc. of pars, a side, PART2] 1. to one side; at a little distance; aside 2. separately or away in place or time [born two years apart] 3. reserved for a particular purpose 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • Part — (p[aum]rt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parting}.] [F. partir, L. partire, partiri, p. p. partitus, fr. pars, gen. partis, a part. See {Part}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apart — »von eigenartigem Reiz; geschmackvoll«: Das seit dem 16. Jh. bezeugte Adjektiv ist durch Zusammenrückung entstanden, und zwar aus der frz. Fügung à part »beiseite, abgesondert; besonders; eigenartig«, wobei sich die ursprüngliche Bed. des Wortes… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

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