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 3⅓ 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.
Fred was part owner of the car.
to cut hair with a parting
The parts of a chainsaw include the chain, engine, and handle.
To divide in two.
to part the curtains
to be divided in two or separated
to do one’s part
to divide up; to share
I want my part of the bounty.
to leave (an IRC channel)
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.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Compare synonyms for PART, n.
Part into shares; part in the middle; part one from another; part among the claimants; part between contestants (archaic); in general, to part from is to relinquish companionship; to part with is to relinquish possession; we part from a person or from something thought of with some sense of companionship; a traveler parts from his friends; he maybe said also to part from his native shore; a man parts with an estate, a horse, a copyright; part with may be applied to a person thought of in any sense as a possession; an employer parts with a clerk or servant; but part with is sometimes used by good writers as meaning simply to separate from.
Part, a substance, quantity, or amount that is the result of the division of something greater, is the general word, including all the others of this group. A fragment is the result of breaking, rending, or disruption of some kind, while a piece may be smoothly or evenly separated and have a certain completeness in itself. A piece is often taken for a sample; a fragment scarcely would be. Division and fraction are always regarded as in connection with the total; divisions may be equal or unequal; a fraction is one of several equal parts into which the whole is supposed to be divided. A portion is a part viewed with reference to some one who is to receive it or some special purpose to which it is to be applied; in a restaurant one portion (i. e., the amount designed for one person) is sometimes, by special order, served to two; a share is a part to which one has or may acquire a right in connection with others; an instalment is one of a series of proportionate payments that are to be continued till the entire claim is discharged; a particle is an exceedingly small part. A component, constituent, ingredient, or element is a part of some compound or mixture; an element is necessary to the existence, as a component or constituent is necessary to the completeness of that which it helps to compose; an ingredient may be foreign or accidental. A subdivision is a division of a division. We speak of a segment of a circle. Compare PARTICLE; PORTION.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
part, portion, component part, component, constituentnoun
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"
grammatical constituent, fortune, fate, dowery, lot, role, piece, theatrical role, portion, dowry, function, section, constituent, share, character, division, part, luck, circumstances, destiny, element, helping, dower, contribution, component, factor, region, persona, parcel, component part, percentage, parting, office, serving, ingredient, voice
something less than the whole of a human artifact
"the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
fortune, parting, contribution, lot, serving, division, component, role, dower, constituent, share, function, percentage, portion, part, section, voice, dowery, fate, parcel, dowry, piece, office, character, theatrical role, circumstances, region, helping, luck, component part, persona, destiny
a portion of a natural object
"they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
small-arm, function, role, piece, theatrical role, portion, objet d'art, slice, bit, section, firearm, constituent, share, composition, character, division, part, patch, piece of music, contribution, man, component, region, spell, persona, while, component part, percentage, art object, parting, office, opus, voice, musical composition
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"
parting, contribution, division, component, role, constituent, share, function, percentage, portion, section, voice, piece, office, character, theatrical role, region, component part, persona
the extended spatial location of something
"the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
neighborhood, contribution, division, role, parting, component, share, function, portion, part, percentage, voice, section, realm, area, piece, office, character, theatrical role, region, component part, persona, constituent
function, office, part, rolenoun
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"
billet, berth, constituent, place, spot, social occasion, bureau, role, portion, procedure, office staff, function, section, share, post, piece, component, character, subroutine, division, part, authority, purpose, position, subprogram, power, government agency, theatrical role, agency, mapping, contribution, business office, use, region, single-valued function, persona, routine, social function, parting, percentage, affair, situation, office, component part, mathematical function, occasion, map, federal agency, voice
character, role, theatrical role, part, personanoun
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
"she played the part of Desdemona"
graphic symbol, type, role, reference, case, piece, eccentric, fictitious character, theatrical role, portion, fibre, function, grapheme, section, quality, constituent, fictional character, share, character, division, part, purpose, fiber, contribution, component, use, region, image, persona, component part, percentage, parting, character reference, office, lineament, voice
share, portion, part, percentagenoun
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
"he wanted his share in cash"
fortune, fate, dowery, lot, per centum, role, piece, theatrical role, portion, percentage, dowry, function, section, constituent, percent, share, character, division, part, luck, circumstances, destiny, helping, dower, contribution, component, region, persona, parcel, component part, ploughshare, parting, office, serving, plowshare, pct, voice
part, section, divisionnoun
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"
naval division, role, piece, theatrical role, portion, air division, incision, function, section, constituent, share, character, division, part, segment, surgical incision, sectionalization, variance, discussion section, plane section, class, contribution, component, region, persona, component part, partition, parting, percentage, department, sectionalisation, segmentation, office, subdivision, partitioning, voice
a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
"his part was right in the middle"
parting, contribution, farewell, division, component, role, constituent, share, function, percentage, portion, part, section, voice, piece, office, character, theatrical role, leave, region, leave-taking, component part, persona
the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
"he tried to sing the tenor part"
representative, parting, contribution, vocalisation, division, component, vocalization, role, constituent, share, vocalism, function, percentage, portion, part, section, voice, articulation, vox, interpreter, spokesperson, piece, office, character, theatrical role, phonation, region, component part, persona
contribution, part, shareverb
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"
parting, contribution, division, component, role, donation, constituent, share, function, portion, part, percentage, voice, section, parcel, ploughshare, piece, office, character, theatrical role, plowshare, region, component part, persona
separate, part, splitverb
go one's own way; move apart
"The friends separated after the party"
tell apart, distinguish, start, classify, cleave, start out, differentiate, rive, split up, fork, tell, break up, divide, come apart, single out, break open, part, carve up, sort, severalize, split, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, depart, assort, set off, class, discriminate, branch, take off, secern, separate, disunite, set forth, burst, sort out, ramify, secernate, set out
separate, part, split up, split, break, break upverb
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"
crack, fork, give way, soften, disperse, reveal, cut off, give out, single out, unwrap, fall apart, part, disassemble, collapse, die, classify, transgress, founder, weaken, fragmentise, calve, fragmentize, bump, discover, snap off, take off, go, ramify, demote, break out, separate, split, sort out, give away, take apart, crack up, damp, smash, interrupt, carve up, offend, distinguish, fracture, relegate, discriminate, bring out, violate, class, divulge, pause, break-dance, let on, recess, get around, rive, wear out, cave in, sort, conk out, tell apart, break away, check, break open, break up, breach, develop, give, split up, branch, secern, decompose, dissolve, assort, better, furcate, fragment, burst, go bad, adjourn, tell, secernate, break off, cleave, disclose, crash, bust, erupt, scatter, dismantle, recrudesce, break apart, break dance, divide, go against, dampen, set forth, severalize, divorce, fall in, disrupt, break in, let out, dissever, severalise, ruin, start, depart, kick downstairs, disunite, differentiate, stop, dispel, break down, infract, set out, fail, come apart, bankrupt, set off, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, start out, intermit, dissipate, sever, get out, pick, resolve, wear
depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take offverb
"The family took off for Florida"
cancel, take leave, start, initiate, offset, exposit, set about, go away, get, start out, explode, spark, get going, range, take time off, split up, lift off, incite, commence, expound, get down, take off, break up, bulge, detonate, lay out, divide, instigate, trigger off, activate, part, vary, array, pull up stakes, trigger, get off the ground, embark on, originate, split, pop out, trip, separate, bulge out, deduct, go, depart, lead off, set off, actuate, diverge, sidetrack, digress, start up, pop, bug out, begin, spark off, touch off, startle, bring out, leave, jump, disunite, blow up, set forth, subtract, break, deviate, protrude, come out, straggle, stir up, take up, quit, set out
separate, divide, partverb
"The two pieces that we had glued separated"
tell apart, distinguish, start, classify, start out, differentiate, split up, fork, tell, fraction, break up, divide, come apart, single out, part, carve up, sort, severalize, split, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, depart, assort, set off, class, discriminate, branch, take off, secern, separate, disunite, set forth, sort out, ramify, secernate, set out
separate, disunite, divide, partadverb
force, take, or pull apart
"He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
tell apart, distinguish, start, classify, assort, disassociate, start out, differentiate, split up, fork, tell, fraction, break up, divide, come apart, single out, part, carve up, sort, severalize, split, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, depart, dissociate, set off, class, discriminate, branch, take off, secern, separate, divorce, disunite, set forth, sort out, ramify, disjoint, secernate, set out
partially, partly, partadverb
in part; in some degree; not wholly
"I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
portion, fraction, division, piece, constituent, installment, element, section, subdivision, quarter, region, district, share, portion, lot, allotment, assignment, duty, participation, function, rôle, character, clause, section, paragraph, chapter, passage, division
How to use Part in a sentence?
I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a PART of hell will break loose... it'll be much harder to detect.
An assimilation back into working society, into being part of the fabric of the community, the intent is not to give people pain but to provide opportunity, to give people a chance to do for themselves and the dignity that is associated with that.
Voting is not the only part of the Senate job, i mean, the most important thing a senator does is constituent service. We're still involved in looking out for Florida's issues.
This will absolutely go down as one of, if not the best, things I've ever been a part of.
He loves music, he's very musical, 'The Great Beauty' has an incredible score, when talking to him about it, it was very clear that music was part of the organizing principle of the film.
Translations for Part
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- دور, جزءArabic
- ཆ་ཤསTibetan Standard
- partCatalan, Valencian
- část, role, pěšinka, rozdělit, rozejít seCzech
- Rolle, Teil, Scheitel, teilen, trennen, scheitelnGerman
- parto, hardislimo, rolo, disigiEsperanto
- parte, carrera, papel, partidura, categoría, pedazo, trozo, porción, raya, retiro, partido, separar, partir, apartar, repartirSpanish
- roll, osaEstonian
- پاره, بخش, جزءPersian
- osa, lahko, fraktio, osajoukko, klikki, osasto, jakaus, siipi, rooli, suuntaus, jakaa kahtia, lähteäFinnish
- partur, luturFaroese
- partie, organe, rôle, raie, séparerFrench
- pàirt, cuid, earrann, roinn, cuibhreann, dealaichScottish Gaelic
- תפקיד, שבר, חלק, שביל, חילק, התחלק, נפרדHebrew
- भाग, हिस्साHindi
- դեր, մասArmenian
- partur, hluti, faraIcelandic
- parte, riga, ruoloItalian
- 役柄, 役, 一部, 部分, 髪の分け目, 役割Japanese
- ចំណែក, ផែ្នក, ភាគKhmer
- 편, 부분, 일부, 갈라지다, 나누다, 나누어지다, 떠나다Korean
- upoko, wāhanga, wawaoMāori
- улога, патец, дел, се разделува, разделува, располовуваMacedonian
- rolle, del, dele, forlate, draNorwegian
- przedziałek, część, rolaPolish
- categoria, parte, papel, linha, pedaço, repartir, dividir, partirPortuguese
- часть, должность, роль, доля, пробор, расстаться, расставатьсяRussian
- palte, parteSardinian
- одсечак, дио, rázdjeljak, улога, komad, deo, odsečak, dio, одсјечак, комад, део, uloga, odsječakSerbo-Croatian
- bena, roll, delSwedish
- ส่วนย่อย, ส่วน, ท่อน, ส่วนหนThai
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