part, portion, component part, component, constituent(noun)
something determined in relation to something that includes it
"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
something less than the whole of a human artifact
"the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
a portion of a natural object
"they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation
"it requires vigilance on our part"; "they resisted every effort on his part"
the extended spatial location of something
"the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
function, office, part, role(noun)
the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
"the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"
character, role, theatrical role, part, persona(noun)
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
"she played the part of Desdemona"
share, portion, part, percentage(noun)
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
"he wanted his share in cash"
part, section, division(noun)
one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
"the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
"his part was right in the middle"
the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
"he tried to sing the tenor part"
contribution, part, share(verb)
the part played by a person in bringing about a result
"I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
separate, part, split(verb)
go one's own way; move apart
"The friends separated after the party"
separate, part, split up, split, break, break up(verb)
discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
"The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off(verb)
"The family took off for Florida"
separate, divide, part(verb)
"The two pieces that we had glued separated"
separate, disunite, divide, part(adverb)
force, take, or pull apart
"He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
partially, partly, part(adverb)
in part; in some degree; not wholly
"I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"
To separate (a collection of objects) into smaller collections; as, to part one's hair in the middle.
Origin: [F. partir, L. partire, partiri, p. p. partitus, fr. pars, gen. partis, a part. See Part, n.]
A fraction of a whole; a portion
Gaul is divided into three parts.
A distinct element or component
The parts of a chainsaw include the chain, engine, and handle.
A group inside a larger group
to do oneu2019s part
share, especially of a profit
I want my part of the bounty.
Position or role (especially in a play)
We all have a part to play.
A unit of relative proportion in a mixture
The mixture comprises one part sodium hydroxide and ten parts water.
3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink
A section of a document
Please turn to Part I, Chapter 2.
to cut hair with a parting
To divide in two.
to part the curtains
to be divided in two or separated
to divide up; to share
to leave (an IRC channel)
The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions
The part of his hair was slightly to the left.
The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece
The first violin part in this concerto is very challenging.
In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3u2153 seconds
A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region
Each of two contrasting sides of an argument, debate etc.; "hand".
partly, partially, fractionally
Fred was part owner of the car.
one of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent
an equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient
a constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element
a constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; -- usually in the plural with a collective sense
quarter; region; district; -- usually in the plural
such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12; -- the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure
that which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office
one of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction
a particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life. See To act a part, under Act
one of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc
to divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever
to divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share
to separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder
hence: To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants
to separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver
to leave; to quit
to be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle
to go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; -- often with from
to perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; -- followed by with or from
to have a part or share; to partake
partly; in a measure
Origin: [F. partir, L. partire, partiri, p. p. partitus, fr. pars, gen. partis, a part. See Part, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pärt, n. something less than the whole: a portion: a quantity or number making up with others a larger quantity or number: a fraction: a member or essential part of a whole: a proportional quantity: one's share: interest: side or party: action: character taken by an actor in a play: (math.) a quantity which taken a certain number of times will equal a larger quantity: an exact divisor: (mus.) one of the melodies of a harmony: (pl.) qualities: talents.—v.t. to divide: to make into parts: to put or keep asunder.—v.i. to be separated: to be torn asunder: to have a part or share.—adj. Part′ed (Shak.), endowed with parts or abilities: (bot.) deeply cleft, as a leaf.—n. Part′er.—adv. Part′ly, in part: in some degree.—Part of speech (gram.), one of the various classes of words.—For my part, as far as concerns me; For the most part, commonly; In bad, or ill, part, unfavourably; In good part, favourably; Take part in, to share or to assist in; Take part with, to take one's side. [Fr.,—L. pars, partis.]
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'part' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #157
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'part' in Written Corpus Frequency: #296
Rank popularity for the word 'part' in Nouns Frequency: #16
Rank popularity for the word 'part' in Verbs Frequency: #931
prat, rapt, tarp, trap
The numerical value of part in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of part in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.
Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.
[Long hair] is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.
Thomas is racing for it, but McCovey is there and can't get his glove to it. That play shows the inexperience, not on Thomas' part, but on the part of Willie McC ... well, not on McCovey's part either.
Nobody disagrees with you that we wish this day had never occurred and that Omaree as a child would not have suffered as he did, certainly, his mom will be held accountable for her part, but we're not here for her part, we're here about your part.
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Translations for part
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- دور, جزءArabic
- ཆ་ཤསTibetan Standard
- partCatalan, Valencian
- část, role, pěšinka, rozdělit, rozejít seCzech
- Rolle, Teil, Scheitel, teilen, trennen, scheitelnGerman
- parto, hardislimo, rolo, disigiEsperanto
- parte, carrera, papel, partidura, categoría, pedazo, trozo, porción, raya, retiro, partido, separar, partir, apartar, repartirSpanish
- roll, osaEstonian
- پاره, بخش, جزءPersian
- osa, lahko, fraktio, osajoukko, klikki, osasto, jakaus, siipi, rooli, suuntaus, jakaa kahtia, lähteäFinnish
- partur, luturFaroese
- partie, organe, rôle, raie, séparerFrench
- pàirt, cuid, earrann, roinn, cuibhreann, dealaichScottish Gaelic
- תפקיד, שבר, חלק, שביל, חילק, התחלק, נפרדHebrew
- भाग, हिस्साHindi
- դեր, մասArmenian
- partur, hluti, faraIcelandic
- parte, riga, ruoloItalian
- 役柄, 役, 一部, 部分, 髪の分け目, 役割Japanese
- ចំណែក, ផែ្នក, ភាគKhmer
- 편, 부분, 일부, 갈라지다, 나누다, 나누어지다, 떠나다Korean
- upoko, wāhanga, wawaoMāori
- улога, патец, дел, се разделува, разделува, располовуваMacedonian
- rolle, del, dele, forlate, draNorwegian
- przedziałek, część, rolaPolish
- categoria, parte, papel, linha, pedaço, repartir, dividir, partirPortuguese
- часть, должность, роль, доля, пробор, расстаться, расставатьсяRussian
- palte, parteSardinian
- одсечак, дио, rázdjeljak, улога, komad, deo, odsečak, dio, одсјечак, комад, део, uloga, odsječakSerbo-Croatian
- bena, roll, delSwedish
- ส่วนย่อย, ส่วน, ท่อนThai
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