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part (noun)
1.
a) (1) one of the often indefinite or unequal subdivisions into which something is or is regarded as divided and which together constitute the whole
(2) an essential portion or integral element
b) one of several or many equal units of which something is composed or into which it is divisible an amount equal to another amount - mix one part of the powder with three parts of water
c) (1) an exact divisor of a quantity - aliquot
(2) - partial fraction
d) one of the constituent elements of a plant or animal body as
(1) - organ member
(2) - private parts
e) a division of a literary work
f) (1) a vocal or instrumental line or melody in concerted music or in harmony
(2) a voice or instrument in concerted music - particular , also the score for it
g) a constituent member of a machine or other apparatus , also a spare part
2.
something falling to one in a division or apportionment - share wanted no part of the proposal
3.
one's share or allotted task (as in an action) - duty one must do one's part
4.
one of the opposing sides in a conflict or dispute
5.
a general area of indefinite boundaries - usually used in plural you're not from around these parts took off for parts unknown
6.
a function or course of action performed
7.
a) an actor's lines in a play
b) the role of a character in a play
8.
a constituent of character or capacity - talent a man of many parts
9.
the line where the hair is - parted
part (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to separate from or take leave of someone
b) to take leave of one another
2.
to become separated into - parts
3.
a) to go away - depart
b) - die
4.
to become separated, detached, or broken
5.
transitive verb
to relinquish possession or control - hated to part with that money
1.
a) to divide into parts
b) to separate by combing on each side of a line
c) to break or suffer the breaking of (as a rope or anchor chain)
2.
to divide into shares and distribute - apportion
3.
a) to remove from contact or association - if aught but death part thee and me Ruth 1:17(Authorized Version)
b) to keep separate - the narrow channel that parts England from France
c) to hold (as brawlers) apart
d) to separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion
4.
a) archaic - leave quit
b) dialect British - relinquish give up
part (adverb)
- partly
part (adjective)
- partial
part (abbreviation)
1.
; - participial participle
2.
- particular
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
part (adverb)
in some measure or degree
SYNONIMS:
half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partway
RELATED WORDS:
fragmentarily; enough, fairly, kindly [], kind of, like, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, rather, relatively, something, somewhat, sort of
NEAR ANTONYMS:
absolutely, dead, downright, plain; especially, exceedingly ( exceeding), exceptionally, extremely, greatly, highly, hugely, particularly, very
all, altogether, completely, entirely, fully, perfectly, quite, totally, utterly, wholly
part (noun)
1.
one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled
SYNONIMS:
member, partition, portion, section, segment
RELATED WORDS:
component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient, moiety, parcel; cut, length; bit, fragment, particle, scrap
NEAR ANTONYMS:
whole; aggregate, composite, compound, sum, total, totality
part (noun)
2.
something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group
SYNONIMS:
allotment, allowance, cut, end, part, piece, portion, proportion, quota, slice, take
RELATED WORDS:
lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segment
NEAR ANTONYMS:
aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole
part (noun)
3.
the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists
SYNONIMS:
business, capacity, function, job, part, place, position, purpose, task, work
RELATED WORDS:
affair, concern, hand, involvement, participation; niche, office, post, situation; calling, occupation, pursuit, vocation; activity, assignment, charge, commission, duty, employ, mission, responsibility, service, use
part (noun)
Array
a broad geographical area
SYNONIMS:
belt, corridor, land, neck, part(s), tract, zone
RELATED WORDS:
district, domain, latitude(s), range, realm, terrain, territory; neighborhood, vicinity
part (verb)
1.
to go or move in different directions from a central point
SYNONIMS:
branch (out), diverge, divide, fork, part, spread
RELATED WORDS:
bestrew, break up, broadcast, clear out, disband, dispel, disperse, dissipate, distribute, scatter, sow; distance, recede, retreat
NEAR ANTONYMS:
assemble, gather, meet
converge, join
part (verb)
2.
to leave a place often for another
SYNONIMS:
bail, bail out, begone, book, bugger off, bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off, clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up off), part, peel off, pike (out off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper, shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk out
RELATED WORDS:
set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdraw
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reach
arrive, come, show up, turn up
part (verb)
3.
to set or force apart
SYNONIMS:
break up, decouple, disassociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, part, ramify, resolve, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyoke
RELATED WORDS:
break down, decompose, disassemble, disintegrate, dissolve; bifurcate, bisect, cleave, dichotomize, dissect, fractionalize, fractionate, halve, partition, quarter, segment, subdivide, trisect; fragment, fragmentate, fragmentize; break, fracture, pull, rend, rift, rip, rive, rupture, tear; cut off, insulate, isolate, seclude, segregate, sequester; detach, disengage, disentangle, unravel, untie
NEAR ANTONYMS:
assemble, associate, blend, combine, mingle, mix; connect, couple; accumulate, agglutinate, attach, bind, cement, close, fasten, fuse, knit, stick, weld
join, link, unify, unite
part (verb)
4.
to stop living
SYNONIMS:
check out, conk (out), croak, decease, demise, depart, drop, end, exit, expire, fall, flatline, go, kick in, kick off, pass (on), pass away, part, peg out, perish, pop off, step out, succumb
RELATED WORDS:
predecease; consume, disappear, dry up, fade, fail
NEAR ANTONYMS:
come to, revive; linger; be, exist, subsist; flourish, prosper, thrive
breathe, live
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