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part

  

      n  
1    a piece or portion of a whole  
2    an integral constituent of something  
dancing is part of what we teach     
3   
a    an amount less than the whole; bit  
they only recovered part of the money     
b    (as modifier)  
an old car in part exchange for a new one     
4    one of several equal or nearly equal divisions  
mix two parts flour to one part water     
5   
a    an actor's role in a play  
b    the speech and actions which make up such a role  
c    a written copy of these  
6    a person's proper role or duty  
everyone must do his part     
7    often pl   region; area  
you're well known in these parts     
8      (Anatomy)   any portion of a larger structure  
9    a component that can be replaced in a machine, engine, etc.  
spare parts     
10       the U.S., Canadian, and Austral. word for       parting       1  
11      (Music)  
a    one of a number of separate melodic lines making up the texture of music  
b    one of such melodic lines, which is assigned to one or more instrumentalists or singers  
the viola part, the soprano solo part     
c    such a line performed from a separately written or printed copy  
   See       part song  
12    for the most part   generally  
13    for one's part   as far as one is concerned  
14    in part   to some degree; partly  
15    of many parts   having many different abilities  
16    on the part of   on behalf of  
17    part and parcel   an essential ingredient  
18    play a part  
a    to pretend to be what one is not  
b    foll by: in   to have something to do (with); be instrumental (in)  
to play a part in the king's downfall     
19    take in good part   to respond to (teasing) with good humour  
20    take part in   to participate in  
21    take someone's part   to support someone in an argument  
      vb  
22    to divide or separate from one another; take or come apart  
to part the curtains, the seams parted when I washed the dress     
23    to go away or cause to go away from one another; stop or cause to stop seeing each other  
the couple parted amicably     
24    intr; foll by: from   to leave; say goodbye (to)  
25    intr; foll by: with   to relinquish, esp. reluctantly  
I couldn't part with my teddy bear     
26    tr; foll by: from   to cause to relinquish, esp. reluctantly  
he's not easily parted from his cash     
27    intr   to split; separate  
the path parts here     
28    tr   to arrange (the hair) in such a way that a line of scalp is left showing  
29    intr      a euphemism for       die   1       1  
30    intr  
Archaic   to depart  
31    part company  
a    to end a friendship or association, esp. as a result of a quarrel; separate  
they were in partnership, but parted company last year     
b    foll by: with   to leave; go away from; be separated from  
      adv  
32    to some extent; partly,   (See also)        parts  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin partire to divide, from pars a part)  


bit part  
      n   a very small acting role with few lines to speak  
four-part  
      adj     (Music)   arranged for four voices or instruments  
imaginary part  
      n   the coefficient b in a complex number a + ib, where i = square root --1  
multi-part stationery  
      n     (Computing)   continuous stationery comprising two or more sheets, either carbonless or with carbon paper between the sheets  
name part  
      n      another name for       title role  
part.  
      abbrev. for  
1    participle  
2    particular  
part exchange  
      n   a transaction in which used goods are taken as partial payment for more expensive ones of the same type  
part-off  
      n     (Caribbean)   a screen used to divide off part of a room, such as the eating place of a parlour  
part of speech  
      n   a class of words sharing important syntactic or semantic features; a group of words in a language that may occur in similar positions or fulfil similar functions in a sentence. The chief parts of speech in English are noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, adverb, verb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection  
part song  
      n  
1    a song composed in harmonized parts  
2    in more technical usage   a piece of homophonic choral music in which the topmost part carries the melody  
part-time  
      adj  
1    for less than the entire time appropriate to an activity  
a part-time job, a part-time waitress     
      adv  
  part time  
2    on a part-time basis  
he works part time        (Compare)        full-time  
  part-timer      n  
part work  
      n     (Brit)   a series of magazines issued as at weekly or monthly intervals, which are designed to be bound together to form a complete course or book  
part-writing  
      n     (Music)   the aspect of composition concerned with the writing of parts, esp. counterpoint  
real part  
      n   the term a in a complex number a + ib, where i = square root --1  
spare part  
      n   a duplicate or replacement component for a machine or other equipment  
spare-part surgery  
      n   surgical replacement of defective or damaged organs by transplant or insertion of artificial devices  
voice part  
      n   a melodic line written for the voice  
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parting  
      n  
1      (Brit)   the line of scalp showing when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions,   (U.S., Canadian, and Austral. equivalent)    part         
2    the act of separating or the state of being separated  
3   
a    a departure or leave-taking, esp. one causing a final separation  
b    (as modifier)  
a parting embrace     
4    a place or line of separation or division  
5      (Chem)   a division of a crystal along a plane that is not a cleavage plane  
6       a euphemism for       death  
      adj   prenominal  
7    Literary   departing  
the parting day     
8    serving to divide or separate  


bit part  
      n   a very small acting role with few lines to speak  
four-part  
      adj     (Music)   arranged for four voices or instruments  
imaginary part  
      n   the coefficient b in a complex number a + ib, where i = square root --1  
multi-part stationery  
      n     (Computing)   continuous stationery comprising two or more sheets, either carbonless or with carbon paper between the sheets  
name part  
      n      another name for       title role  
part         
      n  
1    a piece or portion of a whole  
2    an integral constituent of something  
dancing is part of what we teach            
3   
a    an amount less than the whole; bit  
they only recovered part of the money     
b    (as modifier)  
an old car in part exchange for a new one     
4    one of several equal or nearly equal divisions  
mix two parts flour to one part water     
5   
a    an actor's role in a play  
b    the speech and actions which make up such a role  
c    a written copy of these  
6    a person's proper role or duty  
everyone must do his part     
7    often pl   region; area  
you're well known in these parts     
8      (Anatomy)   any portion of a larger structure  
9    a component that can be replaced in a machine, engine, etc.  
spare parts     
10       the U.S., Canadian, and Austral. word for       parting       1  
11      (Music)  
a    one of a number of separate melodic lines making up the texture of music  
b    one of such melodic lines, which is assigned to one or more instrumentalists or singers  
the viola part, the soprano solo part     
c    such a line performed from a separately written or printed copy  
   See       part song  
12    for the most part   generally  
13    for one's part   as far as one is concerned  
14    in part   to some degree; partly  
15    of many parts   having many different abilities  
16    on the part of   on behalf of  
17    part and parcel   an essential ingredient  
18    play a part  
a    to pretend to be what one is not  
b    foll by: in   to have something to do (with); be instrumental (in)  
to play a part in the king's downfall     
19    take in good part   to respond to (teasing) with good humour  
20    take part in   to participate in  
21    take someone's part   to support someone in an argument  
      vb  
22    to divide or separate from one another; take or come apart  
to part the curtains, the seams parted when I washed the dress     
23    to go away or cause to go away from one another; stop or cause to stop seeing each other  
the couple parted amicably     
24    intr; foll by: from   to leave; say goodbye (to)  
25    intr; foll by: with   to relinquish, esp. reluctantly  
I couldn't part with my teddy bear     
26    tr; foll by: from   to cause to relinquish, esp. reluctantly  
he's not easily parted from his cash     
27    intr   to split; separate  
the path parts here     
28    tr   to arrange (the hair) in such a way that a line of scalp is left showing  
29    intr      a euphemism for       die   1       1  
30    intr  
Archaic   to depart  
31    part company  
a    to end a friendship or association, esp. as a result of a quarrel; separate  
they were in partnership, but parted company last year     
b    foll by: with   to leave; go away from; be separated from  
      adv  
32    to some extent; partly,   (See also)        parts  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin partire to divide, from pars a part)  
part.  
      abbrev. for  
1    participle  
2    particular  
part exchange  
      n   a transaction in which used goods are taken as partial payment for more expensive ones of the same type  
part-off  
      n     (Caribbean)   a screen used to divide off part of a room, such as the eating place of a parlour  
part of speech  
      n   a class of words sharing important syntactic or semantic features; a group of words in a language that may occur in similar positions or fulfil similar functions in a sentence. The chief parts of speech in English are noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, adverb, verb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection  
part song  
      n  
1    a song composed in harmonized parts  
2    in more technical usage   a piece of homophonic choral music in which the topmost part carries the melody  
part-time  
      adj  
1    for less than the entire time appropriate to an activity  
a part-time job, a part-time waitress     
      adv  
  part time  
2    on a part-time basis  
he works part time        (Compare)        full-time  
  part-timer      n  
part work  
      n     (Brit)   a series of magazines issued as at weekly or monthly intervals, which are designed to be bound together to form a complete course or book  
part-writing  
      n     (Music)   the aspect of composition concerned with the writing of parts, esp. counterpoint  
real part  
      n   the term a in a complex number a + ib, where i = square root --1  
spare part  
      n   a duplicate or replacement component for a machine or other equipment  
spare-part surgery  
      n   surgical replacement of defective or damaged organs by transplant or insertion of artificial devices  
voice part  
      n   a melodic line written for the voice  

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part

  

      n  
1    bit, fraction, fragment, lot, particle, piece, portion, scrap, section, sector, segment, share, slice  
2    branch, component, constituent, department, division, element, ingredient, limb, member, module, organ, piece, unit  
3    behalf, cause, concern, faction, interest, party, side  
4    bit, business, capacity, charge, duty, function, involvement, office, place, responsibility, role, say, share, task, work  
5      (Theatre)   character, lines, role  
6      (often plural)    airt     (Scot.)   area, district, neck of the woods     (informal)   neighbourhood, quarter, region, territory, vicinity  
7    for the most part      chiefly, generally, in the main, largely, mainly, mostly, on the whole, principally  
8    in good part      cheerfully, cordially, good-naturedly, well, without offence  
9    in part      a little, in some measure, partially, partly, slightly, somewhat, to a certain extent, to some degree  
10    on the part of      for the sake of, in support of, in the name of, on behalf of  
11    take part in      associate oneself with, be instrumental in, be involved in, have a hand in, join in, partake in, participate in, play a part in, put one's twopence-worth in, take a hand in  
      vb  
12    break, cleave, come apart, detach, disconnect, disjoin, dismantle, disunite, divide, rend, separate, sever, split, tear  
13    break up, depart, go, go away, go (their) separate ways, leave, part company, quit, say goodbye, separate, split up, take one's leave, withdraw  
14    part with      abandon, discard, forgo, give up, let go of, relinquish, renounce, sacrifice, surrender, yield  
  
Antonyms     
,       n  
1 & 2    bulk, entirety, mass, totality, whole  
      vb  
12    adhere, close, combine, hold, join, stick, unite  
13    appear, arrive, come, gather, remain, show up     (informal)   stay, turn up  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

body part n.
a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
the greater number or part of something
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n.
the most important or central part of something
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n.
a theory forming part of a larger theory
o.
A designate space or part space in cyberspace
[Tech.];[Leg.] designate space in cyberspace
n.
the part of philosophy that deals with knowledge
v.
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This is a term rising in popularity
n.
fleshy part of stone fruits (egg. peaches, plums)
protease
id.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
npl.
testicles ; genitalia ; gonads ; nuts ; privates ; pudenda ; stones ; testes ; private parts ; family jewels ; bollocks ; balls ; cullions ; rocks ; boys ; cherries ; coin purse ; cojones ; deez ; gear ; giggleberries ; grapes ; knackers ; nuggets ; plums ; sack
[Slang];[UK] Ex.: Get the fuck out of here before I rip your goolies off, you bastard!
adj.
[philos.] of or relating to a doctrine of holism ; characterized by the approach that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole
Ex: The lecturer emphasized the need for a holistic approach to fisheries
n.
one of the parts that make up a whole machine, system etc.
n.
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