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{adj: apart, isolated, obscure} remote and separate physically or socially
"existed over the centuries as a world apart"
"preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
"tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"
"an obscure village"

{adj: bare, mere, simple} apart from anything else; without additions or modifications
"only the bare facts"
"shocked by the mere idea"
"the simple passage of time was enough"
"the simple truth"

{adj: detached, isolated, separated, set-apart} being or feeling set or kept apart from others
"she felt detached from the group"
"could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
"thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"
"had a set-apart feeling"

{adj: detached} used of buildings; standing apart from others
"detached houses"
"a detached garage"
<-> attached

{adj: distinguished} set apart from other such things

{adj: remote} far apart in nature
"considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"

{adj: singular} being a single and separate person or thing
"can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?"
"every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind"-William James


{adv: apart, aside} not taken into account or excluded from consideration
"these problems apart, the country is doing well"
"all joking aside, I think you're crazy"


{adv: apart} away from another or others
"they grew apart over the years"
"kept apart from the group out of shyness"
"decided to live apart"


{adv: apart} one from the other
"people can't tell the twins apart"


{adv: diametrically} as from opposite ends of a diameter
"when two honest witnesses give accounts of the same event that differ diametrically, how can anyone prove that the evidence you gave was deliberately false?"
"three of these brushes were approximately 120 feet apart and the fourth diametrically opposite to one of the three"


{adv: independently, severally} apart from others
"the clothes were hung severally"


{adv: individually, separately, singly, severally, one by one, on an individual basis} apart from others
"taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"
"the fine points are treated singly"

{n: Dharhan} a town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf; in June 1996 terrorists bombed an apartment complex in Dharhan killing 19 United States soldiers and wounding more than 300 people

{n: abstractness} the quality of being considered apart from a specific instance or object
<-> concreteness

{n: flying buttress, arc-boutant} a buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch

{n: isolation, closing off} the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others

{n: language, speech} the mental faculty or power of vocal communication
"language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"

{n: maisonette, maisonnette} a self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside

{n: tie, tie beam} a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating
"he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"

{n: triangulation} a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation

{v: abstract} consider apart from a particular case or instance
"Let's abstract away from this particular example"

{v: isolate, insulate} place or set apart
"They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"

{v: segregate} separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
"the sun degregates the carbon"
"large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"

{v: sequester, sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolate} set apart from others
"The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"


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