Examples of depart in a Sentence
The group is scheduled to depart tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.
Our flight departs at 6:15 a.m.
The train departed the station on time.
He is departing after 20 years with the company.
Recent Examples of depart from the Web
The move comes after a weekend of frantic meetings with two other final candidates, Meg Whitman, chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprises, and Jeff Immelt, the departing chief executive of GE.
Departing staff members include Laura Przybylek, health education; Jonene Ford, FACS; Patrick Wells, orchestra director; and John Holmes, night building supervisor.
Ramona American Graffiti Cruise night, departs from Ron’s Tire & Brake, 2560 Main St. at 6:30 p.m. and continues up Main Street through Old Town and back.
After about 45 minutes, with a crowd growing, two of the boats departed, probably because their allotted time on the pond had expired.
Carrol said Metropolitan State officials learned of the Alabama lawsuit last week--just days before Dickerson departed.
Though given to reckless oaths, Trump is not in this case saying anything that departs significantly from the past half century of futile American policy toward North Korea.
Elliott, 22, was shown exposing a woman's breast at a St. Patrick's Day parade and was allegedly involved in a bar altercation days before the Cowboys departed for training camp.
Designated Survivor (ABC) The second season of the political drama welcomes NCIS: New Orleans' Zoe McLellan and Royal Pains' Paulo Costanzo (but says goodbye to Virginia Madsen, who departed after Season One).
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Origin and Etymology of depart
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, go, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk out
Antonymsarrive, come, show up, turn up
Related Wordsset out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [chiefly British], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdraw
Near Antonymsabide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reach
Synonym Discussion of depart
- swerved to avoid hitting the dog
- at that point the path veers to the right
- never deviated from her daily routine
- occasionally departs from his own guidelines
- a professor prone to digress
- after school their paths diverged
DEPART Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of depart for English Language Learners
: to leave a place especially to start a journey ( US )
: to leave a job or position
: to change something or do something in a different way
DEPART Defined for Kids
legal Definition of depart
- rather than sentencing petitioners to a term within the Guideline range, however, the District Court departed downward eight levels
- —Koon v. United States, 518 U.S. 81 (1996)
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