Definition of Apartment

1. Noun. A suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house.




Definition of Apartment

1. n. A room in a building; a division in a house, separated from others by partitions.

Definition of Apartment

1. Noun. A complete domicile occupying only part of a building. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) A suite of rooms within a domicile, designated for a specific person or persons and including a bedroom. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A division of an enclosure that is separate from others; a compartment ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apartment

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Apartment

1. 1. A room in a building; a division in a house, separated from others by partitions. 2. A set or suite of rooms. 3. A compartment. Origin: F. Appartement; cf. It. Appartamento, fr. Appartare to separate, set apart; all fr. L. Ad + pars, partis, part. See Apart. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Apartment

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"A flat or tenement in an apartment or tenement house is the separate dwelling of the occupant, as far as the occupants of the other apartments or tenements ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"apartment. Л. A room, or a room with antechamber, or with alcove and closets ; especially, in English usage, such a room with appurtenances when occupied as ..."

3. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare, William Aldis Wright (1894)
"HERO'S apartment. Enter HERO, MARGARET, and URSULA. Hero. Good Ursula, wake my cousin Beatrice, and desire her to rise. Urs. I will, lady. Hero. ..."

4. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare (1905)
"HERO'S apartment. Enter HERO, MARGARET, and URSULA. Hero. Good Ursula, wake my cousin Beatrice, and desire her to rise. Urs. I will, lady. Hero. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1885)
"The outer apartment is wedge-shaped, wider above and gradually becoming narrower ... The inner apartment communicates much more freely with the atrium, ..."

6. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... and over the grand apartment there is another low room, where the body of ... which may be the apartment, though his ..."

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