Synonyms for part company

Grammar : Verb
Spell : pahrt
Phonetic Transcription : pɑrt

Top 10 synonyms for part company Other synonyms for the word part company

Définition of part company

Origin :
  • mid-12c., "large group of people," from Old French compagnie "society, friendship, intimacy; body of soldiers" (12c.), from Late Latin companio (see companion). Meaning "companionship" is from late 13c. Sense of "business association" first recorded 1550s, having earlier been used in reference to trade guilds (c.1300). Meaning "subdivision of an infantry regiment" is from 1580s. Abbreviation co. dates from 1670s.
  • As in part : verb leave, go away from someone
  • As in split : verb break up, pull apart
  • As in split up : verb keep apart; segregate; separate
  • As in break away : verb depart
Example sentences :
  • Too late their eyes are opened; they were taken unawares and desire to part company.
  • Extract from : « Phaedrus » by Plato
  • Meanwhile, they had inspected each other, and found no reason to part company just yet.
  • Extract from : « The Great Hunger » by Johan Bojer
  • So here we part company, but first let me give you some useful advice.
  • Extract from : « Told by the Northmen: » by E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
  • At any rate, after some hot, unbrotherly language, we agreed to part company.
  • Extract from : « The Black Wolf Pack » by Dan Beard
  • No, my indiscriminate bards; on this occasion we must part company.
  • Extract from : « My Studio Neighbors » by William Hamilton Gibson
  • Just put me ashore, Dick Grant, and you and I will part company.
  • Extract from : « In School and Out » by Oliver Optic
  • "If we don't get on it will be easy to part company," I answered.
  • Extract from : « A Study In Scarlet » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I cannot be answerable for your safety if you part company from me.
  • Extract from : « John Deane of Nottingham » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • This is really the place where we part company with Bergson and James.
  • Extract from : « The Complex Vision » by John Cowper Powys
  • But tell me this—is it urgent that we should part company now?
  • Extract from : « The Ocean Cat's Paw » by George Manville Fenn

Antonyms for part company

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