What is apart?

  • (adv): Away from another or others.
    Example: "They grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on apart:

Trịnh–Nguyễn War - Apart
... In 1593, Nguyễn Hoàng went personally to the court, bringing money and an army to help destroy the remaining Mạc armies ... Once the Mạc were defeated, the Trịnh became increasingly unhappy with the independence of Nguyễn Hoang who ruled as an independent prince in the south ...

More definitions of "apart":

  • (adj): Remote and separate physically or socially.
    Example: "Existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
    Synonyms: isolated, obscure
  • (adj): Having characteristics not shared by others.
    Example: "Scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush
  • (adv): Not taken into account or excluded from consideration.
    Example: "These problems apart, the country is doing well"
    Synonyms: aside
  • (adv): Into parts or pieces.
    Example: "He took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"
    Synonyms: asunder
  • (adv): One from the other.
    Example: "People can't tell the twins apart"
  • (adv): Placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose.
    Example: "Had a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"
    Synonyms: aside
  • (adv): Separated or at a distance in place or position or time.
    Example: "These towns are many miles apart"; "stood with his legs apart"; "born two years apart"
  • (adj): Not living together as man and wife.
    Example: "Decided to live apart"
    Synonyms: separate, separated