What does depart mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term depart:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. go, go away, depart(verb)

    move away from a place into another direction

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

  2. deviate, vary, diverge, depart(verb)

    be at variance with; be out of line with

  3. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off(verb)

    leave

    "The family took off for Florida"

  4. depart, take leave, quit(verb)

    go away or leave

  5. leave, depart, pull up stakes(verb)

    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, straggle(verb)

    wander from a direct or straight course

Wiktionary

  1. depart(Verb)

    To leave; to set out on a journey.

  2. depart(Verb)

    To die.

  3. depart(Verb)

    To deviate (from).

    His latest statements seemed to depart from party policy somewhat.

  4. depart(Verb)

    To go away from; to leave.

  5. depart(Verb)

    To divide up; to distribute, share.

  6. depart(Verb)

    To separate, part.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depart(verb)

    to part; to divide; to separate

  2. Depart(verb)

    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

  3. Depart(verb)

    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

  4. Depart(verb)

    to pass away; to perish

  5. Depart(verb)

    to quit this world; to die

  6. Depart(verb)

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

  7. Depart(verb)

    to divide in order to share; to apportion

  8. Depart(verb)

    to leave; to depart from

  9. Depart(noun)

    division; separation, as of compound substances into their ingredients

  10. Depart(noun)

    a going away; departure; hence, death

  11. Origin: [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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    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

How to pronounce depart?

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How to say depart in sign language?

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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. Aristotle:

    Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.

  2. Ring Cardé:

    It's a little bit later than I would have expected them to depart.

  3. Daniel Bunn:

    It does depart from even the outlines of what we expect out of the OECD.

  4. Edna St. Vincent Millay:

    Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen depart, be lost, but climb.

  5. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die.

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