adv.相距, 分开地, 分别地
He took my essay apart but I found his criticism helpful.
The two villages are three miles apart.
He took the watch apart to repair it.
I can't tell the twins apart.
remote and separate physically or socially
not living together as man and wife
having characteristics not shared by others- Vannever Bush
separated or at a distance in place or position or time
not taken into account or excluded from consideration
away from another or others
placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
one from the other
1. 分开地, 有距离地[(+from)]
He lives apart from his family.
At that time we were never apart.
Their houses are two miles apart.
3. 拆散地, 散开地
John took the engine apart.
4. (用在名词, 动名词后)……除外
All joking apart, we should set to work immediately.
5. 单独地, 个别地[(+from)]
Viewed apart, what she said sounds right.