Definitions for partpɑrt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a portion or division of a whole that is separate or distinct; piece, fraction, or section:
the rear part of the house.
an essential or integral quality.
a section or division of a literary work.
a portion, member, or organ of an animal body.
any of a number of quantities that compose a whole:
two parts sugar to one part cocoa.
an allotted portion; share.
Usu., parts. a region, quarter, or district: an attribute establishing the possessor as a person of superior worth.
a journey to foreign parts.
either of the opposing sides in a contest, contractual agreement, etc.
the dividing line formed in separating the hair of the head when combing it.
a constituent piece of a machine or tool, esp. a replacement for the original piece.
the written or printed matter extracted from the score that a single performer or section uses in the performance of concerted music: a section or division of a composition.
a horn part.
Category: Music and Dance
participation or concern in something; role.
a person's contribution to some effort or action; duty.
a role acted in a play or sustained in real life.
(v.t.)to divide (a thing) into parts.
to comb (the hair) away from a dividing line.
to divide into shares; apportion.
to put or keep apart; separate.
Obs. to leave.
(v.i.)to be or become divided into parts; break or cleave.
to go apart from or leave one another, as persons.
to break or become torn apart, as a cable.
Category: Nautical, Navy
part with, to relinquish.
Category: Verb Phrase
(adj.)partial; of a part:
(adv.)in part; partly:
Idioms for part:
in good part, to a great extent; largely.
in part,in some measure or degree.
on the part of, on behalf of; concerning. as done or manifested by:
too much noise on the part of the class.
part and parcel,an essential, integral part.
Origin of part:
bef. 1000; (n.) ME (< OF < L), OE < L part-, s. of pars piece, portion; (v.) ME < OF partir < L partīre, der. of pars
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
one section or piece of sth
This part of the letter is difficult to understand.; Part of the train set is missing.; Which part of your job do you enjoy most?
indicates sb is uncertain about how they feel
Part of me wants to forgive him.
an acting role in a play, movie, etc.
She plays a leading part in the show.; the part of Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet"
how sb is involved or participates
She felt guilty about the part she had played in his death.
to be involved in
Thousands of runners take part in the marathon each year.
the line on your head where your hair separates
a center/side part
He is, for the most part, a happy child.
The problems we had were, in part, related to bad management.
done by or in relation to sb
There was no animosity on her part.
(of the two sides of sth) to move apart from each other
The surgeon carefully parted the two sections of flesh.; The waters parted and they walked across the river.
(of two people) to leave one another
two lovers crying as they part
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
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
Translations for part
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece
We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside.
- partePortuguese (BR)
- der TeilGerman
- بخش؛ جزءFarsi
- dio, udioCroatian
- hluti, parturIcelandic
- 일부, 부분Korean
- deel, gedeelteDutch
- del, partNorwegian
- بخش؛ جزءPersian
- برخه، ونډه، دماشين پرزه، خوا، لورىPashto
- časť, súčasťSlovak
- kısım, bölümTurkish
- 一部分Chinese (Trad.)
- частина; часткаUkrainian
- một phầnVietnamese
- 一部分Chinese (Simp.)
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