ศัพท์ น่าสับสน ชุด – A – apart & separate
แนะนำการใช้ ตามที่ส่วนใหญ่ใช้ แต่ละท้องถิ่น
ความหมาย อาจผันแปร ตาม ตำแหน่ง/หน้าที่ ในประโยค
ออกเสียง apart = ‘uh-PAHRT’
ออกเสียง separate – verb = ‘SEP-uh-reyt’ or – adj.+noun = ‘SEP-er-it’
Common Errors In English Usage Dictionary
Paradoxically, the one-word form implies separation
whilethe two-word form implies union.
‘Feuding roommates decide to live apart.’
‘Their time together may be a part of their life they will remember with some bitterness.’
Collins COBUILD English Usage
If two people are apart, they are not in each other's company.
They could not bear to be apart.
Don't use apart in front of a noun.
2. 'apart from'
You use apart from when you mention an exception
to a statement that you are making.
Apart from Ann, the car was empty.
She had no money, apart from the five pounds that Christopher had given her.
When apart is used in sentences like these,
it must be followedby from and not by any other preposition.
Note thatin American English aside from is often used
instead of apart from.
Aside from the location, we knew little about this park.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language,
sep ′ a·rate·ly adv.
sep ′ a·rate·ness n.
separate, divide, part, sever, sunder, divorce
These verbs mean to become or cause to become
parted, disconnected, or disunited.
Separate applies both to putting apart and to keeping apart:
"In the darkness and confusion, the bands of these commanders became separated from each other" (Washington Irving).
Divide implies separation
byor as if by cutting or splitting into parts or shares;
the term often refersto separation into opposing or hostile groups:
We divided the orange into segments."
'A house divided against itself cannot stand.'
I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free" (Abraham Lincoln).
Part refers most often to the separation of
closely associatedpersons or things:
"Because ... nothing that God or Satan could inflict would have parted us" (Emily Brontë).
Sever usually implies abruptness and force:
"His head was nearly severed from his body" (H.G. Wells).
Sunder stresses violent tearing orwrenching apart:
The country was sundered by civil war.
Divorce implies complete separation:
"a priest and a soldier, two classes of men circumstantially divorced from the kind and homely ties of life" (Robert Louis Stevenson).
See Also Synonyms at distinct.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary,
even in quite respectable publications.
Despite this frequency,
however, seperate is almost universally considered a misspelling.
Choose the Right Synonym for separate
meanto become or cause to become disunited or disjointed.
SEPARATE may imply any of several causes
such as dispersion,removal of one from others, or presence of an intervening thing.
separated her personal life from her career
PART implies the separating of things or persons in close union or association.
vowed never to part
DIVIDE implies separating into pieces or sections by cuttingor breaking.
civil war divided the nation
SEVER implies violenceespecially in the removal of a part or member.
a severed limb
SUNDER suggests violent rending or wrenching apart.
a city sundered by racial conflict
DIVORCE implies separating two things that commonly interact and belong together.
cannot divorce scientific research from moral responsibility
mean not being each and every one the same.
DISTINCT indicates that something is distinguished by the mind or eye as being apart or different from others.
two distinct versions
SEPARATE often stresses lack of connection or a difference in identity betweentwo things.
DISCRETE strongly emphasizes individuality and lack of connection.
broke the job down into discrete stages.