What does depart mean?

Definitions for depart
dɪˈpɑrtde·part

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word depart.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. go, go away, departverb

    move away from a place into another direction

    "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon"

  2. deviate, vary, diverge, departverb

    be at variance with; be out of line with

  3. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take offverb

    leave

    "The family took off for Florida"

  4. depart, take leave, quitverb

    go away or leave

  5. leave, depart, pull up stakesverb

    remove oneself from an association with or participation in

    "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"

  6. sidetrack, depart, digress, straggleverb

    wander from a direct or straight course

Wiktionary

  1. departverb

    To leave; to set out on a journey.

  2. departverb

    To die.

  3. departverb

    To deviate (from).

    His latest statements seemed to depart from party policy somewhat.

  4. departverb

    To go away from; to leave.

  5. departverb

    To divide up; to distribute, share.

  6. departverb

    To separate, part.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Departverb

    to part; to divide; to separate

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  2. Departverb

    to go forth or away; to quit, leave, or separate, as from a place or a person; to withdraw; -- opposed to arrive; -- often with from before the place, person, or thing left, and for or to before the destination

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  3. Departverb

    to forsake; to abandon; to desist or deviate (from); not to adhere to; -- with from; as, we can not depart from our rules; to depart from a title or defense in legal pleading

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  4. Departverb

    to pass away; to perish

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  5. Departverb

    to quit this world; to die

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  6. Departverb

    to part thoroughly; to dispart; to divide; to separate

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  7. Departverb

    to divide in order to share; to apportion

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  8. Departverb

    to leave; to depart from

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  9. Departnoun

    division; separation, as of compound substances into their ingredients

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

  10. Departnoun

    a going away; departure; hence, death

    Etymology: [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. dpartir to divide, distribute, se dpartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Depart

    de-pärt′, v.i. to go away: to quit or leave: to die: (obs.) to separate from one another.—v.t. (obs.) to separate, divide.—ns. Depart′er; Depart′ing; Depart′ure, act of departing: a going away from a place: deviation: the distance in nautical miles made good by a ship due east or west: death.—A new departure, a change of purpose or method, a new course of procedure.—The departed, the deceased. [Fr. départir—L. de, from, and partīri, to part, to divide.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'depart' in Verbs Frequency: #891

Anagrams for depart »

  1. parted, petard, prated, tarped

  2. Parted

  3. Petard

  4. Prated

  5. Tarped

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of depart in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of depart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of depart in a Sentence

  1. Buckingham Palace:

    The couple are delighted to announce an opportunity for 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to be invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day, the attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St. George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony. The newly married couple will then undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street. The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.

  2. Ilya Yashin:

    Russia will be free! we will not depart from the country and leave it in the mercy of 'crooks and thieves'.

  3. Cat Ellington:

    If God ever commands the spirit of wisdom to depart from me, well, I reckon that I'll never be able to compose the written word again. Not in music, and not in literature. If there is a blank page before me, it wouldn't matter if my right hand held a thousand dollar ink pen from the House of Montblanc, or an ink pen branded Paper Mate, not one word would be jotted from the ink of either or, and the page would remain blank.

  4. J. William Fulbright:

    It is not our affluence, or our plumbing, or our clogged freeways that grip the imagination of others. Rather, it is the values upon which our system is built. These values imply our adherence not only to liberty and individual freedom, but also to international peace, law and order, and constructive social purpose. When we depart from these values, we do so at our peril.

  5. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton:

    They're economic refugees, they got on a boat, paid a people smuggler a lot of money, and somebody once said to me that we've got the world's biggest collection of Armani jeans and handbags up on Nauru waiting for people to collect it when they depart.

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Translations for depart

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  • адпраўля́цца, адпра́віццаBelarusian
  • отклонявам се, напускам, заминавам, тръгвам, отивам си, умирамBulgarian
  • departir, deixarCatalan, Valencian
  • odejít, odcestovat, odjet, odletět, vyrazitCzech
  • verlassen, abweichen, aufbrechenGerman
  • eliri, foririEsperanto
  • escapar, salir, partir, arrancar, morir, desviar, irseSpanish
  • ترکPersian
  • lähteä, kuolla, poiketaFinnish
  • partir, mourir, quitter, dévierFrench
  • fàg, falbhScottish Gaelic
  • עזב, מת, חרג, נפרד, סטהHebrew
  • departarIdo
  • deviare, morire, partire, andar via, allontanarsi, dipartireItalian
  • 立ち去る, 発車, 出発Japanese
  • 출발하다Korean
  • کۆچ کردن, به‌سه‌رچوون, کۆچی دوایی کردنKurdish
  • abambulo, proficisci, digredior, abeo, decedo, discedo, exeo, abscedo, moriorLatin
  • heengaan, verlaten, vertrekkenDutch
  • partir, sair, desvioPortuguese
  • plecaRomanian
  • сконча́ться, отклоня́ться, отклони́ться, отправля́ться, отпра́витьсяRussian
  • avlida, avlägsna, dö, från, avresa, gå, resa, avvika, lämna, köra sin väg, skilja, avgåSwedish
  • відпра́витися, відправля́тисяUkrainian
  • đi, ra đi, rời khỏiVietnamese

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    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    • A. accompany
    • B. attend
    • C. interrogate
    • D. adventure

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