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part

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of part

  1. in some measure or degree well, you're at least part right about her original name Synonyms of part half, halfway, incompletely, partly, partially, partwayWords Related to part fragmentarily; enough, fairly, kindly [chiefly Southern], kind of, like, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, rather, relatively, something, somewhat, sort ofNear Antonyms of part absolutely, dead, downright, plain; especially, exceedingly (also exceeding), exceptionally, extremely, greatly, highly, hugely, particularly, veryAntonyms of part all, altogether, completely, entirely, fully, perfectly, quite, totally, utterly, wholly


part

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of part

  1. 1 one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled the model car came in several small parts that had to be put together Synonyms of part member, partition, portion, section, segment Words Related to part component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient, moiety, parcel; cut, length; bit, fragment, particle, scrap Near Antonyms of part whole; aggregate, composite, compound, sum, total, totality

  2. 2 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group wanted no part of the profits Synonyms of part allotment, allowance, cut, end, share, piece, portion, proportion, quota, slice, takeWords Related to part lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segmentNear Antonyms of part aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole

  3. 3 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists I'll do my part, so don't worry Synonyms of part business, capacity, function, job, role, place, position, purpose, task, workWords Related to part affair, concern, hand, involvement, participation; niche, office, post, situation; calling, occupation, pursuit, vocation; activity, assignment, charge, commission, duty, employ, mission, responsibility, service, use

  4. 4 usually parts pl  a broad geographical area I'm not from around these parts Synonyms of part belt, corridor, land, neck, region(s), tract, zoneWords Related to part district, domain, latitude(s), range, realm, terrain, territory; neighborhood, vicinity

Synonym Discussion of part

part, portion, piece, member, division, section, segment, fragment mean something less than the whole. part is a general term appropriate when indefiniteness is required.
    • they ran only part of the way
portion implies an assigned or allotted part.
    • cut the pie into six portions
piece applies to a separate or detached part of a whole.
    • a puzzle with 500 pieces
member suggests one of the functional units composing a body.
    • a structural member
division applies to a large or diversified part.
    • the manufacturing division of the company
section applies to a relatively small or uniform part.
    • the entertainment section of the newspaper
segment applies to a part separated or marked out by or as if by natural lines of cleavage.
    • the retired segment of the population
fragment applies to a part produced by or as if by breaking off.
    • only a fragment of the play still exists

part

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of part

  1. 1 to go or move in different directions from a central point after traveling together for three weeks, we parted at Rome Synonyms of part branch (out), diverge, divide, fork, separate, spreadWords Related to part bestrew, break up, broadcast, clear out, disband, dispel, disperse, dissipate, distribute, scatter, sow; distance, recede, retreatNear Antonyms of part assemble, gather, meetAntonyms of part converge, join

  2. 2 to leave a place often for another parted with great ceremony but with little preparation for the dangers that lay ahead Synonyms of part bail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), go, 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 outWords Related to part set 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, withdrawNear Antonyms of part abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reachAntonyms of part arrive, come, show up, turn up

  3. 3 to set or force apart parted the prongs with pliers Synonyms of part break up, decouple, disassociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, separate, ramify, resolve, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyokeWords Related to part break down, decompose, disassemble, disintegrate, dissolve; bifurcate, bisect, cleave, dichotomize, dissect, fractionalize, fractionate, halve, partition, quarter, segment, subdivide, trisect; fragment, fragmentate, fragmentize; break, fracture, pull, rend, rift, rip, rive, rupture, tear; cut off, insulate, isolate, seclude, segregate, sequester; detach, disengage, disentangle, unravel, untieNear Antonyms of part assemble, associate, blend, combine, mingle, mix; connect, couple; accumulate, agglutinate, attach, bind, cement, close, fasten, fuse, knit, stick, weldAntonyms of part join, link, unify, unite

  4. 4 to stop living before I part, I hope I have the opportunity to say my good-byes Synonyms of part check out, conk (out), croak [slang], decease, demise, depart, drop, end, exit, expire, fall, flatline, go, kick in [slang], kick off [slang], pass (on), pass away, die, peg out [chiefly British], perish, pop off, step out, succumbWords Related to part predecease; consume, disappear, dry up, fade, failNear Antonyms of part come to, revive; linger; be, exist, subsist; flourish, prosper, thriveAntonyms of part breathe, live

Synonym Discussion of part

separate, part, divide, sever, sunder, divorce mean to become or cause to become disunited or disjointed. separate may imply any of several causes such as dispersion, removal of one from others, or presence of an intervening thing.
    • separated her personal life from her career
part implies the separating of things or persons in close union or association.
    • vowed never to part
divide implies separating into pieces or sections by cutting or breaking.
    • civil war divided the nation
sever implies violence especially in the removal of a part or member.
    • a severed limb
sunder suggests violent rending or wrenching apart.
    • a city sundered by racial conflict
divorce implies separating two things that commonly interact and belong together.
    • cannot divorce scientific research from moral responsibility

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