Synonyms for part

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : pahrt
Phonetic Transcription : pɑrt

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Définition of part

Origin :
  • mid-13c., "division, portion of a whole," from Old French part "share, portion; character; power, dominion; side, way, path," from Latin partem (nominative pars) "a part, piece, a share, a division; a party or faction; a part of the body; a fraction; a function, office," related to portio "share, portion," from PIE root *pere- "to assign, allot" (cf. Greek peprotai "it has been granted," Sanskrit purtam "reward," Hittite parshiya- "fraction, part").
  • It has replaced native deal (n.) in most senses. Theatrical sense (late 15c.) is from an actor's "share" in a performance (The Latin plural partis was used in the same sense). Meaning "the parting of the hair" is 1890, American English.
  • As an adjective from 1590s. Late Old English part "part of speech" did not survive and the modern word is considered a separate borrowing. Phrase for the most part is from late 14c. To take part "participate" is from late 14c.
  • noun piece, portion of something
  • noun person or group's interest, concern
  • noun theatrical role
  • verb break, disconnect
  • verb leave, go away from someone
Example sentences :
  • We'll use a part of them ourselves, and what we can't use I will give away.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • There was no thought that ye should part till you had some purpose in view.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Now the folks out in this part of the country have come to expect it from a man like him.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Again it may be the first part of a verb like "be-come" or "be-have."
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • Ben Haley, on his part, had learned something, but not much.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Kate's nature was limited; part of her graceful equipoise was narrowness.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • She would on her part make Aldonza welcome, and had no fears of not agreeing with her.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I had no secrets from them (hear, hear), and this confidence was reciprocated on their part.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • I am to be prudent and economical, of course; that's part of my trust.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The national verdict of 1896 has for the most part been executed.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various

Antonyms for part

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