usage: 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"
2. apart(predicate), separate (vs. joint)
usage: having characteristics not shared by others; "scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush
usage: 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"
2. apart, aside
usage: not taken into account or excluded from consideration; "these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking aside, I think you're crazy"
usage: away from another or others; "they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"
4. aside, apart
usage: placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; "had a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"; "a day set aside for relaxing"
usage: one from the other; "people can't tell the twins apart"
6. apart, asunder
usage: into parts or pieces; "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder"