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Synonyms for departure
dɪˈpɑr tʃərde·par·ture

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  1. departurenoun



  2. departurenoun

    the act of departing or something that has departed



  3. departurenoun

    a deviation from a plan or procedure



  4. departurenoun

    a death



  5. departurenoun

    the distance due east or west made by a ship in its course reckoned in plane sailing as the product of the distance sailed and the sine of the angle made by the course with the meridian



Princeton's WordNet

  1. departure, going, going away, leavingnoun

    the act of departing

    going away, passing, exit, release, going, sledding, expiration, loss, deviation, leaving, divergence, difference

  2. deviation, divergence, departure, differencenoun

    a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

    "the deviation from the mean"

    deviance, passing, remainder, exit, difference of opinion, difference, loss, leaving, divergence, deflexion, going, release, digression, disagreement, deflection, diversion, dispute, divagation, variance, expiration, deviation, going away, discrepancy, divergency, conflict

  3. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, releasenoun

    euphemistic expressions for death

    "thousands mourned his passing"

    sledding, firing, overtaking, liberation, passage, dismissal, expiry, divergence, release, freeing, spill, difference, sacking, personnel casualty, vent, passing game, breathing out, sack, tone ending, deviation, passing play, acquittance, red, press release, outlet, expiration, waiver, button, exhalation, handout, pass, exit, leaving, qualifying, loss, dismission, way out, going, discharge, red ink, issue, going away, spillage, deprivation, termination, passing

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. departurenoun

    withdrawal, exit, recession, retirement, removal

  2. departurenoun

    death, decease, demise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. departurenoun

    deviation, retirement, withdrawal

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  1. Adam Ansari:

    When immigration officials picked him up at that time, they classified him incorrectly, if they had classified him correctly, the voluntary departure order wouldn't have been an option and he could have followed other avenues.

  2. Terry Greenwald:

    I found out when I got home that before my plane even left the ground on my departure, he was sneaking his girlfriend through the trees and into the apartment, to this day, it's something that comes up now and then as it was his first big chance to be grown up, and he blew it in spades.

  3. Dan Ivascyn:

    We've been very stable in implementing our investment process from the first day of Bill's departure, from that perspective, we’ve been in very good shape.

  4. Francesco Rubin:

    Surgery represents a radical departure from conventional approaches to diabetes, these new guidelines effectively introduce...one of the biggest changes for diabetes care in modern times.

  5. Phil Gordon:

    So to get a deal, Trump would have to significantly lower the bar, which would be hard to sell domestically and in the region, bolton's departure may remove one obstacle to that, but there are plenty still in the way.

Translations for departure

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  • مغادرة, رحيلArabic
  • вы́езд, вы́лет, адпраўле́нне, ад'е́здBelarusian
  • тръгване, смърт, отклонение, заминаванеBulgarian
  • bortgang, afgang, afvigelse, dødDanish
  • AbfahrtGerman
  • foriroEsperanto
  • partida, salidaSpanish
  • poismeno, poikkeama, lähtö, kuolemaFinnish
  • déviation, départFrench
  • प्रस्थानHindi
  • eltérés, távozás, eltávozás, indulásHungarian
  • brottförIcelandic
  • trapasso, morte, dipartenza, partenza, deviazione, dipartitaItalian
  • 発車, 出発Japanese
  • 출발, 出發Korean
  • abitus, exitum, abitio, itusLatin
  • overlijden, afwijking, vertrekDutch
  • avgang, bortgang, avvikNorwegian
  • desvio, partidaPortuguese
  • plecareRomanian
  • кончи́на, отклоне́ние, вы́езд, уклоне́ние, отъе́зд, смерть, вы́лет, отступле́ние, отправле́ниеRussian
  • bortgång, avgång, avvikelse, avfart, avfärdSwedish
  • పోకడTelugu
  • смерть, упоко́єння, відхи́лення, ви́їзд, відхі́д, відпра́влення, від'ї́зд, упокі́й, вилітUkrainian
  • rời khỏi, ra điVietnamese
  • 离开Chinese

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    A synonym of "dry"
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