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Meaning of apartment

a•part•ment

Pronunciation: (u-pärt'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. a room or a group of related rooms, among similar sets in one building, designed for use as a dwelling.
  2. a building containing or made up of such rooms.
  3. any separated room or group of rooms in a house or other dwelling: We heard cries from an apartment at the back of the house.
  4. a set of rooms used as a dwelling by one person or one family.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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