Definition for DE-PART'URE


  1. The act of going away; a moving from or leaving a place; as, a departure from London.
  2. Death; decease; removal from the present life. The time of my departure is at hand. – 2 Tim. iv.
  3. A forsaking; abandonment; as, a departure from evil.
  4. A desisting; as, a departure from a purpose.
  5. Ruin; destruction. – Ezek. xxvi.
  6. A deviation from the title or defense in pleading. – Blackstone.
  7. In navigation, the distance of two places on the same parallel, counted in miles of the equator. – Mar. Dict.

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