Definitions for departuredɪˈpɑr tʃər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•par•turedɪˈpɑr tʃər(n.)

  1. an act or instance of departing.

  2. divergence or deviation, as from a standard or rule.

  3. the distance due east or west traveled by a vessel or aircraft.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  4. the length of the projection, on the east-west reference line, of a survey line.

    Category: Surveying

  5. Archaic. death.

Origin of departure:

1375–1425; late ME < OF departëure. See depart , -ure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. departure, going, going away, leaving(noun)

    the act of departing

  2. deviation, divergence, departure, difference(noun)

    a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

    "the deviation from the mean"

  3. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release(noun)

    euphemistic expressions for death

    "thousands mourned his passing"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. departure(noun)ɪˈpɑr tʃər

    ≠ arrival

    Please call the airline 24 hours before departure.; her departure from her job

  2. departureɪˈpɑr tʃər

    a time at which a flight, train, ship, or bus leaves

    a bus scheduled for a 12:30 departure

Wiktionary

  1. departure(Noun)

    the act of departing or something that has departed

  2. departure(Noun)

    a deviation from a plan or procedure

  3. departure(Noun)

    a death

  4. departure(Noun)

    the distance due east or west made by a ship in its course reckoned in plane sailing as the product of the distance sailed and the sine of the angle made by the course with the meridian

Webster Dictionary

  1. Departure(noun)

    division; separation; putting away

  2. Departure(noun)

    separation or removal from a place; the act or process of departing or going away

  3. Departure(noun)

    removal from the present life; death; decease

  4. Departure(noun)

    deviation or abandonment, as from or of a rule or course of action, a plan, or a purpose

  5. Departure(noun)

    the desertion by a party to any pleading of the ground taken by him in his last antecedent pleading, and the adoption of another

  6. Departure(noun)

    the distance due east or west which a person or ship passes over in going along an oblique line

Freebase

  1. Departure

    Departure is Journey's sixth album. It was released in March 1980 on the Columbia Records label. Departure would be the band's highest charting album to date, giving Journey their first appearance in the top 10 of the Billboard album charts, peaking at #8. The album includes "Any Way You Want It", the lead off track and top 25 single. The album featured an edgier sound, thanks partly to the "live in studio" way the songs were recorded. The band went into The Automatt studio with 19 tracks, eventually trimming down to 12. The album would mark the last full-time studio album appearance of founding member Gregg Rolie, and his penultimate recording with the band: his final contributions would appear on Dream, After Dream, a soundtrack album to the Japanese film of the same name, which would also be released in 1980. Rolie had become tired of life on the road and decided to leave the band after assisting in the selection of his replacement, Jonathan Cain, then of The Babys. Rolie sang lead vocals on only one song on Departure— the ballad "Someday Soon". The Departure Tour was one of the first Journey shows to feature pyrotechnics, as a measure before the line "That gunshot echoed through the town" on the song Line of Fire, a burst of fire came through either side of the stage.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'departure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3943

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'departure' in Nouns Frequency: #1484

Anagrams of departure

  1. apertured


Translations for departure

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

departure(noun)

an act of departing

The departure of the train was delayed.

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