Synonyms for parter

Grammar : Adj
Spell : pahrt
Phonetic Transcription : pɑrt

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Définition of parter

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.
  • As in incomplete : adj unfinished, wanting
  • As in partial : adj incomplete
  • As in fractional : adj partial
  • As in fragmentary : adj broken, incomplete
Example sentences :
  • If, in passing, one parts two people, it is a sign of disappointment to the parter.
  • Extract from : « Current Superstitions » by Various

Antonyms for parter

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