Associations to the word «Part»


PART, noun. (heading) A portion; a component.
PART, noun. A fraction of a whole.
PART, noun. A distinct element.
PART, noun. A group inside a larger group.
PART, noun. Share, especially of a profit.
PART, noun. A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.
PART, noun. 3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.
PART, noun. A section of a document.
PART, noun. A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region.
PART, noun. (math) (dated) A factor.
PART, noun. (US) A room in a public building, especially a courtroom.
PART, noun. Duty; responsibility.
PART, noun. Position or role (especially in a play).
PART, noun. (music) The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece.
PART, noun. Each of two contrasting sides of an argument, debate etc.; "hand".
PART, noun. (US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions.
PART, noun. (Judaism) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3⅓ seconds.
PART, noun. A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; usually in the plural with a collective sense.
PART, verb. (intransitive) To leave.
PART, verb. To cut hair with a parting; shed.
PART, verb. (transitive) To divide in two.
PART, verb. (intransitive) To be divided in two or separated; shed.
PART, verb. (transitive) (now rare) To divide up; to share.
PART, verb. (obsolete) To have a part or share; to partake.
PART, verb. To separate or disunite; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
PART, verb. (obsolete) To hold apart; to stand or intervene between.
PART, verb. To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion.
PART, verb. To leave; to quit.
PART, verb. (transitive) (internet) To leave (an IRC channel).
PART, adjective. Fractional; partial.
PART, adverb. Partly; partially; fractionally.
PART AND PARCEL, noun. (idiomatic) An integral or essential piece; that which must be done or accepted as part of something else.
PART COMPANY, verb. (idiomatic) To end a relationship
PART COMPANY, verb. (idiomatic) (of two or more people) to separate; go their own way
PART OF SPEECH, noun. (grammar) A linguistic category of words sharing syntactic or morphological behaviour and semantic properties, such as noun or verb.
PART SONG, noun. (music) A form of unaccompanied, often homophonic, vocal composition usually for a few voices or a small choir
PART WAYS, verb. To go in different directions.
PART WITH, verb. To willingly let go of; to give up; to relinquish.

Dictionary definition

PART, noun. Something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton".
PART, noun. Something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together".
PART, noun. A portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite".
PART, noun. That which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; "it requires vigilance on our part"; "they resisted every effort on his part".
PART, noun. The extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space".
PART, noun. The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role".
PART, noun. An actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona".
PART, noun. Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash".
PART, noun. One of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division".
PART, noun. A line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; "his part was right in the middle".
PART, noun. The melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part".
PART, noun. The part played by a person in bringing about a result; "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work".
PART, verb. Go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party".
PART, verb. Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up".
PART, verb. Leave; "The family took off for Florida".
PART, verb. Come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated".
PART, verb. Force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea".
PART, adverb. In part; in some degree; not wholly; "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn