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AP'ART, adverb [a and part; See Part.]

1. Separately; at a distance; in a state of separation, as to place.

Jesus departed thence into a desert place apart Math. 14.

2. In a state of distinction, as to purpose, use or character.

The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.

Psalms 4:3.

3. Distinctly; separately; as, consider the two propositions apart

4. Aside; in exclusion of; as, apart from all regard to his morals, he is not qualified, in other respects, for the office he holds.