apart vs a part :


  • s  remote and separate physically or socially
    existed over the centuries as a world apart
    preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
  • s  having characteristics not shared by others
    scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush
  • r  separated or at a distance in place or position or time
    These towns are many miles apart
    stood with his legs apart
    born two years apart
  • r  not taken into account or excluded from consideration
    these problems apart, the country is doing well
  • r  away from another or others
    they grew apart over the years
    kept apart from the group out of shyness
    decided to live apart
  • r  placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
    had a feeling of being set apart
    quality sets it apart
  • r  one from the other
    people can't tell the twins apart
  • r  into parts or pieces
    he took his father's watch apart
    split apart
News & Articles

  • Stricker falls apart with triple bogey on second hole
    Stricker falls apart with triple bogey on second hole
    June 16, 2013 - CBS Sports
  • Mother, daughter four decades apart are UW grads
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Among the nearly 5,000 University of Washington graduates this spring are a mother and daughter four decades apart. Bonnie Swanson, 61, and her daughter Mariah Louie, 21, are earned bachelors degrees. “I didn’t see this day coming,” said Bonnie Swanson. Despite being close to earning her degree, Swanson dropped out of ...
    June 15, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
  • The once-promising Nuggets continue to come apart at the seams.
    The once-promising Nuggets continue to come apart at the seams. Andre Iguodala will opt out of the final year of his contract and test the market as a free agent. [Woj]
    June 14, 2013 - Deadspin

  • Part of Northmoor Road to close for several months
    The reconstruction of a part of Northmoor Road will resume next week with a heavily traveled section of the North Peoria roadway closing to all but local traffic for several months.   Work on the stretch of Northmoor from Sheridan Road to University Street began last fall and was expected to resume with the closure of that part of the road in April, but a combination of inclement weather and a ...
    June 13, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star
  • Sheriff may use part of closed prison
    SPRINGFIELD — The mastermind of a proposal to start using a part of the recently shuttered Dwight Correctional Center says the plan could get rolling within the next 60 days.
    June 13, 2013 - The Southern Illinoisan
  • Conneaut's I-90 tourist office open part-time starting July 1
    The tourist information office inside the Interstate 90 rest area in Conneaut will be staffed with a part-time employee beginning next month, according to an Ohio Department of Transportation spokesman.
    June 13, 2013 - Star Beacon