Definition of Part
1. Noun. Something determined in relation to something that includes it. "The animal constituent of plankton"
Specialized synonyms: Substance, Language Unit, Linguistic Unit, Item, Point, Butt, Base, Basis, Detail, Item, Particular, Unit, Member, Balance, Remainder, Residual, Residue, Residuum, Rest, Subpart
Generic synonyms: Relation
Group relationships: Meronymy, Part To Whole Relation
Derivative terms: Partial
2. Verb. Go one's own way; move apart. "The friends separated after the party"
Generic synonyms: Move
Specialized synonyms: Disperse, Dissipate, Scatter, Spread Out, Break Up, Diffract
Derivative terms: Parting, Separation, Split
3. Adverb. In part; in some degree; not wholly. "He was partially paralyzed"
4. Noun. Something less than the whole of a human artifact. "Glue the two parts together"
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Group relationships: Unit, Whole
Specialized synonyms: Appendage, Bit, Bottleneck, Bulb, Butt, Stub, Component, Constituent, Element, Cutout, Foible, Fore Edge, Foredge, Forte, Fraction, Heel, Hub, Jetsam, Limb, Neck, Peen, Piece, Pressing, Seat, Section, Segment, Shank, Waist, Backbone, Spine, Toe, Turnout, Widening, Upstage, Upstairs, Wreckage
Derivative terms: Partial
5. Verb. Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways. "My friend and I split up"
Specialized synonyms: Give The Axe, Give The Bounce, Give The Gate, Break Apart, Disunify, Disassociate, Disjoint, Dissociate, Disunite, Divorce, Break With, Divorce, Split Up, Break Away, Secede, Splinter, Break, Break Away
Derivative terms: Break, Breakup, Breakup, Separation, Separatist, Split
6. Noun. A portion of a natural object. "He needed a piece of granite"
Generic synonyms: Thing
Specialized synonyms: Body Part, Corpus, Acicula, Base, Corner, Craton, Cutting, Fragment, Hunk, Lump, Nub, Stub, Segment, Slice, Strip, World
Specialized synonyms: North Atlantic, North Pacific, South Atlantic, South Pacific
Group relationships: Building Block, Unit
7. Verb. Leave. "These cars won't part "; "The family took off for Florida"
Generic synonyms: Go Away, Go Forth, Leave
Specialized synonyms: Lift Off, Take Off, Roar Off, Blaze, Blaze Out, Sally Forth, Sally Out
Derivative terms: Departer, Departure, Departure, Parting, Takeoff, Takeoff
Also: Part With
8. Noun. That which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation. "They resisted every effort on his part"
9. Verb. Come apart. "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Subdivide, Polarise, Polarize, Break Up, Calve, Break Away, Break Off, Chip, Chip Off, Come Off, Disjoin, Disjoint, Come Away, Come Off, Detach, Segregate, Segment, Reduce, Section, Segment, Partition, Partition Off, Discerp, Dismember, Take Apart, Gerrymander
Derivative terms: Divisible, Partitive, Partitive, Separation
10. Noun. The extended spatial location of something. "Regions of outer space"
Generic synonyms: Location
Specialized synonyms: Air, Atmosphere, Biosphere, Depth, Interplanetary Space, Interstellar Space, Heliosphere, Intergalactic Space, Deep Space, Aerospace, Zone, Belt, Bottom, County, Distance, Eden, Heaven, Nirvana, Paradise, Promised Land, Shangri-la, Extremity, Hell, Hell On Earth, Hellhole, Inferno, Snake Pit, The Pits, Inside, Interior, Ionosphere, Layer, Exterior, Outside, Radius, Side, Air, Vacuity, Vacuum, Top, Zodiac, House, Mansion, Planetary House, Sign, Sign Of The Zodiac, Star Sign, Papua, Sind, Black Hole, Edgeworth-kuiper Belt, Kuiper Belt, Mare, Maria
Specialized synonyms: D Region, D-layer, Appleton Layer, F Layer, F Region, E Layer, E Region, Heaviside Layer, Kennelly-heaviside Layer, Achaea, Doris, Cynoscephalae, Transylvania, Rand, Reef, Witwatersrand
11. Verb. Force, take, or pull apart. "They part their hair "; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
Specialized synonyms: Compartmentalise, Compartmentalize, Cut Up, Polarise, Polarize, Isolate, Keep Apart, Sequester, Sequestrate, Set Apart, Disjoin, Disjoint, Disarticulate, Disjoint, Disconnect, Cut, Tear, Joint, Gin, Break, Break Up, Sever, Bust, Rupture, Snap, Tear
Causes: Divide, Separate
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Partitive, Separation
12. Noun. The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group. "Play its role"
Generic synonyms: Duty
Specialized synonyms: Capacity, Hat, Portfolio, Lieu, Place, Position, Stead, Second Fiddle
Derivative terms: Function, Officiate, Officiate
13. Noun. An actor's portrayal of someone in a play. "She played the part of Desdemona"
Generic synonyms: Characterization, Enactment, Personation, Portrayal
Specialized synonyms: Bit Part, Minor Role, Heavy, Hero, Ingenue, Name Part, Title Role, Heroine, Baddie, Villain
Derivative terms: Impersonate, Impersonate, Personify
14. Noun. Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group. "He wanted his share in cash"
Group relationships: Earnings, Lucre, Net, Net Income, Net Profit, Profit, Profits
Specialized synonyms: Tranche, Dispensation, Dole, Way, Ration, Allowance, Piece, Slice, Split, Interest, Stake, Profit Sharing, Cut, Allocation, Allotment
Generic synonyms: Assets
Derivative terms: Share
15. Noun. One of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole. "The BBC's engineering division"
Specialized synonyms: Frame, Beginning, Middle, End, High Point, Component, Constituent, Element, Factor, Ingredient, Chukka, Chukker, Frame, Inning, Game, Bout, Round, Turn, First Period, Second Period, Final Period, Half, Period, Quarter, Over
Generic synonyms: Concept, Conception, Construct
Group relationships: Whole
Derivative terms: Divisional, Section
16. Noun. A line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions. "His part was right in the middle"
17. Noun. The melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music. "He tried to sing the tenor part"
Generic synonyms: Air, Line, Melodic Line, Melodic Phrase, Melody, Strain, Tune
Specialized synonyms: Primo, Secondo, Voice Part, Accompaniment, Backup, Musical Accompaniment, Support, Bass, Bass Part
18. Noun. The part played by a person in bringing about a result. "They all did their share of the work"
Generic synonyms: Attempt, Effort, Endeavor, Endeavour, Try
Specialized synonyms: End
Derivative terms: Contribute
Definition of Part
1. n. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.
2. v. t. To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.
3. v. i. To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.
4. adv. Partly; in a measure.
Definition of Part
1. Noun. A fraction of a whole; a portion (jump fraction of a whole s t) ¹
2. Noun. A distinct element or component ¹
3. Noun. A group inside a larger group (jump group within a larger group s t) ¹
4. Noun. duty; responsibility ¹
5. Noun. share, especially of a profit ¹
6. Noun. Position or role (especially in a play) ¹
7. Noun. A unit of relative proportion in a mixture ¹
8. Noun. 3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink ¹
9. Noun. A section of a document ¹
10. Noun. (American English) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions (jump hair dividing line s t) ¹
11. Noun. (music) The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece ¹
12. Noun. (Judaism) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3? seconds (jump Hebrew calendar unit s) ¹
13. Noun. A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region ¹
14. Noun. Each of two contrasting sides of an argument, debate etc.; "hand". ¹
15. Verb. (intransitive) to leave ¹
16. Verb. to cut hair with a parting ¹
17. Verb. (transitive) To divide in two. ¹
18. Verb. (intransitive) to be divided in two or separated ¹
19. Verb. (transitive now rare) to divide up; to share ¹
20. Verb. (transitive computing) to leave (an IRC channel) ¹
21. Adjective. fractional, partial ¹
22. Adverb. partly, partially, fractionally ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Part
1. to divide or break into separate pieces [v -ED, -ING, -S]
Medical Definition of Part
1. To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.
2. To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; often with from. "He wrung Bassanio's hand, and so they parted." (Shak) "He owned that he had parted from the duke only a few hours before." (Macaulay) "His precious bag, which he would by no means part from." (G. Eliot)
3. To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; followed by with or from. "Celia, for thy sake, I part With all that grew so near my heart." (Waller) "Powerful hands . . . Will not part Easily from possession won with arms." (Milton) "It was strange to him that a father should feel no tenderness at parting with an only son." (A. Trollope)
4. To have a part or share; to partake. "They shall part alike."
1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc, whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent. "And kept back part of the price, . . . And brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles'feet." (Acts v. 2) "Our ideas of extension and number do they not contain a secret relation of the parts ?" (Locke) "I am a part of all that I have met." (Tennyson)
2. Hence, specifically: An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc, into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient. "An homer is the tenth part of an ephah." (Ex. Xvi. 36) "A thought which, quartered, hath but one part wisdom, And ever three parts coward." (Shak)
A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element. "All the parts were formed . . . Into one harmonious body." (Locke) "The pulse, the glow of every part." (Keble)
A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; usually in the plural with a collective sense. "Men of considerable parts." . "Great quickness of parts." . "Which maintained so politic a state of evil, that they will not admit any good part to intermingle with them." (Shak)
Quarter; region; district; usually in the plural. "The uttermost part of the heaven." . "All parts resound with tumults, plaints, and fears.