part - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/pɑː(r)t/
present tense
I/you/we/theypart
he/she/itparts
present participleparting
past tenseparted
past participleparted
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to move away from someone or something and leave a space, or to move two things or two sections of a single unit away from each other so that there is a space between them

    The crowd had parted to let them through.

    Tony bent to look out of the window, parting the curtains with one hand.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if two people part, or if one person parts from another, they go away from each other

    They parted at the train station.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] if two people part, or if one person parts from another, their relationship is ended

    In the end, we parted amicably.

  4. 4
    [transitive] to make a line on your head by brushing or combing your hair in two different directions

    Her dark hair was parted down the middle.

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