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parting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

given, taken, or performed at parting
  • she gave him a parting gift to remember her by

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parting

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of parting (Entry 2 of 3)

1 the act or process of two or more persons going off in different directions
  • although their parting was sad, they knew they would see each other again

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2 the act of leaving a place
  • everyone waved goodbye at his parting

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parting

verb
present participle of part

Synonyms & Antonyms of parting (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to go or move in different directions from a central point
  • after traveling together for three weeks, we parted at Rome

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4 to stop living
  • before I part, I hope I have the opportunity to say my good-byes

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The first known use of parting was in the 15th century

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“Parting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parting. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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