Asset vs Apparatus - What's the difference?

asset | apparatus |

As nouns the difference between asset and apparatus

is that asset is while apparatus is apparatus.



(wikipedia asset)


(en noun)
  • Something or someone of any value; any portion of one's property or effects so considered.
  • These shares are a valuable asset .
  • (software) Any component, model, process or framework of value that can be leveraged or reused.
  • (espionage) intelligence asset
  • Antonyms

    * liability

    Derived terms

    () * capital asset * current asset * fixed asset * tangible asset * intangible asset * physical asset * financial asset * asset class * intelligence asset


    * * * * * * (l) ----




  • The entirety of means whereby a specific production is made existent or task accomplished.
  • A complex machine or instrument.
  • An assortment of tools or instruments.
  • A bureaucratic organization, especially one influenced by political patronage.
  • (firefighting) A vehicle used for emergency response.
  • Usage notes

    * Is occasionally used as an invariant plural: *: Look at all of those apparatus .


    * (entirety of means) setup, mechanism, dynamic * (complex machine) instrument, machinery, device * (assortment of tools) tools, gear, equipment * (political patronage organization) machine