• separately; aside; into pieces
• besides, but, excluding
• when something is apart from something else, there is a space between them.
• if two things are a particular distance apart, they are that distance away from each other.
• if two events happen a certain amount of time apart, there is that amount of time between their occurrence.
• if two things move apart or are pulled apart, they move away from each other.
• if two people or groups of people grow apart, they no longer have very much in common with each other.
• if you take something apart, you separate it into the pieces that it is made of. if it comes or falls apart, its parts separate from each other.
• if something such as an organization or relationship falls apart, it can no longer continue because it has serious difficulties.
• you use apart from to say that you want to ignore one aspect of a situation so that you can talk about another aspect.
• you also use apart from when you are giving an exception to a general statement.
• if you can't tell two people or things apart, they look exactly the same to you.
• besides, except for, in addition to
a breed apart
• totally different (in actions, looks, way of thinking, etc.)
• were separated from one another, lost contact with each other
• collapsed, fell down, broke down, break into pieces or fragments
• collapse, fall down, break down
• be distant from (a person)
• get carried along, grow apart, get further away from, stay at a distance his world fell ...