Definition for Part (-ed, -ing, -s)

part (-ed, -ing, -s), v. [Fr. part-ir.] (webplay: bear, commonly, day, decline, friends, go, God, gold, hands, hurt, inheritance, life, light, moon, oftener, party, remote part, side, sight, silver, stood, strongly, universal, whole, will).

  1. Separate; divide; split up.
  2. Open; sunder; spread apart.
  3. Take leave of each other; depart each other's company; bid farewell.
  4. Scatter apart; fly in opposite directions.
  5. Keep apart; isolate from each other.
  6. Release; relax; loosen; let go.
  7. Phrase. “Part company”: take leave of each other; bid farewell.
  8. Phrase. “Part rank”: disperse; fall out of regular formation.

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