Synonyms for depart

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dih-pahrt
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈpɑrt

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Définition of depart

Origin :
  • mid-13c., "part from each other," from Old French departir (10c.) "to divide, distribute; separate (oneself), depart; die," from Late Latin departire "divide" (transitive), from de- "from" (see de-) + partire "to part, divide," from pars (genitive partis) "a part" (see part (n.)).
  • As a euphemism for "to die" (to depart this life; cf. Old French departir de cest siecle) it is attested from c.1500, as is the departed for "the dead," singly or collectively. Transitive lingers in some English usages; the wedding service was till death us depart until 1662. Related: Departed; departing.
  • verb leave, retreat
  • verb diverge from normal, expected
Example sentences :
  • It occurred to him now that this might, in fact, be the time to depart.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The crews of the French ships and their allies were ordered to depart in two days.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • He spoke, and rose to depart for ever—when the look and sigh detained him.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • But this must be done with the most severe scrutiny, lest we depart from truth.
  • Extract from : « An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding » by David Hume
  • The turn the conversation had taken was painful to the visitor, and he rose to depart.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • It is plain that you must grant Lieutenant Lorenzi leave to depart.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • He put the note into his pocket, as he spoke, and took up his hat to depart.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Far be it from me to see such holy men as ye are depart from me with no money.
  • Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
  • The carriages of the visitors were announced, and the strangers rose to depart.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • In so far as they are disagreeable, they depart from the standard.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various

Antonyms for depart

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