An apartment building.
The definition of an apartment is a place where a person lives that may be part of a building containing other apartments.
An example of an apartment is a small group of rooms over the garage that a family rents out to their grown son.
- a room or suite of rooms to live in; esp., one suite in an apartment house
- an apartment house
Origin of apartmentFrench appartement from Italian appartamento from appartare, to separate from a, to + parte, part
of, in, or for an apartment or apartments
- A room or suite of rooms designed as a residence and generally located in a building occupied by more than one household.
- An apartment building: a row of high-rise apartments.
- A room.
- apartments Chiefly British A suite of rooms within a larger building set aside for a particular purpose or person.
Origin of apartmentFrench appartement from Italian appartamento from appartare to separate from a parte apart a to ( from Latin ad ; see ad- . ) parte side ( from Latin pars part-; see part . )