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Apart vs. Piecemeal

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Apartadverb

Placed separately (in regard to space or time).

Piecemealadjective

Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time.

Apartadverb

In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently.

‘Consider the two propositions apart.’;

Piecemealadverb

Piece by piece; in small amounts, stages, or degrees.

Apartadverb

Aside; away.

Piecemealadverb

Into pieces or parts.

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Apartadverb

In or into two or more parts.

‘to take a piece of machinery apart.’;

Piecemealverb

(transitive) To divide or distribute piecemeal; dismember.

Apartadjective

Exceptional, distinct.

‘a world apart’;

Piecemealnoun

A fragment; a scrap.

Apartadjective

Having been taken apart; disassembled, in pieces.

Piecemealadverb

In pieces; in parts or fragments.

‘The beasts will tear thee piecemeal.’;

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Apartnoun

misspelling of a part

Piecemealadverb

Piece by piece; by little and little in succession.

‘Piecemeal they win, this acre first, than that.’;

Apartadverb

Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.

‘Others apart sat on a hill retired.’; ‘The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.’;

Piecemealadjective

Made up of parts or pieces; single; separate.

Apartadverb

In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently; as, consider the two propositions apart.

Piecemealnoun

A fragment; a scrap.

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Apartadverb

Aside; away.

‘Let Pleasure go, put Care apart.’;

Piecemealadjective

one thing at a time

Apartadverb

In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.

Piecemealadverb

a little bit at a time;

‘the research structure has developed piecemeal’;

Apartadjective

remote and separate physically or socially;

‘existed over the centuries as a world apart’; ‘preserved because they inhabited a place apart’; ‘tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization’; ‘an obscure village’;

Apartadjective

not living together as man and wife;

‘decided to live apart’; ‘maintaining separate households’; ‘they are separated’;

Apartadjective

having characteristics not shared by others;

‘scientists felt they were a group apart’;

Apartadverb

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’;

Apartadverb

not taken into account or excluded from consideration;

‘these problems apart, the country is doing well’; ‘all joking aside, I think you're crazy’;

Apartadverb

away from another or others;

‘they grew apart over the years’; ‘kept apart from the group out of shyness’; ‘decided to live apart’;

Apartadverb

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’;

Apartadverb

one from the other;

‘people can't tell the twins apart’;

Apartadverb

into parts or pieces;

‘he took his father's watch apart’; ‘split apart’; ‘torn asunder’;

Apartadverb

(of two or more people or things) separated by a specified distance in time or space

‘the two sides remained far apart on the issue of cruise missiles’; ‘two stone gateposts some thirty feet apart’; ‘studies from as far apart as America and Iceland’;

Apartadverb

no longer living together or close emotionally

‘alcoholism had driven us apart’;

Apartadverb

to or on one side; at a distance from the main body

‘Isabel stepped away from Joanna and stood apart’;

Apartadverb

used after a noun to indicate that someone or something has qualities which mark them out from other people or things

‘wrestlers were a breed apart’;

Apartadverb

used to indicate that one is dismissing something from consideration or moving from one tone or topic to another

‘Alaska apart, much of America's energy business concentrates on producing gas’; ‘joking apart, they do a really remarkable job’;

Apartadverb

so as to be shattered; into pieces

‘he leapt out of the car just before it was blown apart’;

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