1 the act or an instance of departing
2 a deviation or variation from previous custom; divergence
3 a project, course of action, venture, etc.
selling is a new departure for him
a the net distance travelled due east or west by a vessel
b (Also called)
point of departure the latitude and longitude of the point from which a vessel calculates dead reckoning
5 a euphemistic word for →
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
1 exit, exodus, going, going away, leave-taking, leaving, removal, retirement, withdrawal
2 abandonment, branching off, deviation, digression, divergence, variation, veering
3 branching out, change, difference, innovation, novelty, shift, whole new ball game (informal)
1 advent, appearance, arrival, coming, entrance, return
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
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