parted

adjective
part·​ed | \ ˈpär-təd How to pronounce parted (audio) \

Definition of parted

1a : divided into parts
b : cleft so that the divisions reach nearly but not quite to the base usually used in combination a 3-parted corolla
2 archaic : dead

Examples of parted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Depp and his longtime partner Vanessa Paradis, who share two children, Lily-Rose and John Christopher, parted ways in 2012. Marianne Garvey, CNN, 30 Apr. 2022 Depp and his longtime partner Vanessa Paradis, who share two children, Lily-Rose and John Christopher, parted ways in 2012. Marianne Garvey, CNN, 30 Apr. 2022 Lee wanted an organization that was more akin to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the two parted ways. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Apr. 2022 Depp and his longtime partner Vanessa Paradis, who share two children, Lily-Rose and John Christopher, parted ways in 2012. Marianne Garvey, CNN, 22 Apr. 2022 At the end of the experiment, the two parted ways in the season finale as Cunningham chose to pursue fellow castmate Rae Williams. Kelly Wynne, PEOPLE.com, 15 Apr. 2022 This offseason, Watt and the Texans parted ways, leading to a brief free-agency whirlwind that captivated many Packers fans hoping to add Watt. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 27 Oct. 2021 And then, like a tiny little morsel of dessert, Scott Brooks and the Washington Wizards parted ways, another head-coaching job suddenly open. Arkansas Online, 17 June 2021 Thanks to the expert styling of Melissa Schleicher, Underwood's blonde strands were styled in a centre-parted, cascading blowout with just the right amount of wavy texture. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, 20 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of parted

1534, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Last Updated

25 May 2022

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“Parted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parted. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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