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Definitions of part

  1.   A portion: a quantity or number making up with others a larger quantity or number: a fraction: a member: a proportional quantity: share: interest: side or party: action: ( math.) a quantity which taken a certain number of times will equal a larger quantity: ( music) one of the melodies of a harmony:- pl. qualities: talents.
  2.   One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.
  3.   A particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life. See To act a part, under Act.
  4.   A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element.
  5.   To be separated; to quit each other; to break or to bo torn asunder. Part of speech, class of words. In good part, favourably. In ill part, unfavourably.
  6.   A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; - usually in the plural with a collective sense.
  7.   To be separated: to be torn asunder: to have a part or share.
  8.   A piece or fragment separated from a whole thing; a portion or share; something less than the whole; an ingredient; a proportional quantity; concern or interest; a character or personage in a play; something relating or belonging to, as, for my part; particular office or character; side; party.
  9.   That which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office.
  10.   Portion; share; side.
  11.   in part; in some degree; not wholly; " I felt partly to blame"; " He was partially paralyzed"
  12.   To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
  13.   To have a part or share; to partake.
  14.   To be separated; to go away; take leave.
  15.   To divide into parts or portions; come apart; sever; separate.
  16.   an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; " she played the part of Desdemona"
  17.   To divide into two or more pieces; separate.
  18.   assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; " he wanted his share in cash"
  19.   A region; quarter; side; party; cause; duty.
  20.   Hence: To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.
  21.   To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.
  22.   To sever into two or more pieces; to distribute; to separate.
  23.   relating to only part of a whole; " part owner"
  24.   go one's own away; move apart; " The friends separated after the party"
  25.   Partly; in a measure.
  26.   To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.
  27.   To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; - often with from.
  28.   the extended spatial location of something; " the farming regions of France"; " religions in all parts of the world"; " regions of outer space"
  29.   leave; " The family took off for Florida"
  30.   To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.
  31.   the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; " he tried to sing the tenor part"
  32.   Qualities; powers; accomplishments.
  33.   Something less than the whole; piece or portion; share; member or organ; side or party; concern or interest; any one of the characters of a play; as, the leading part; one of the melodies in a harmony; quarter; region; ability or talent; as, a man of fine parts.
  34.   Quarter; region; district; - usually in the plural.
  35.   a line where the hair is parted; " his part was right in the middle"
  36.   To leave; to quit.
  37.   force, take, or pull apart; " He separated the fighting children"; " Moses parted the Red Sea"
  38.   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"
  39.   A portion, piece, or fragment; portion considered apart; a member; division; ingredient; share; proportional quantity; interest; side; party; role; one of the melodies in a harmony; portion which, when multiplied a certain number of times, shall equal the whole.
  40.   Such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12; - the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure.
  41.   a portion of a natural object; " they analyzed the river into three parts"; " he needed a piece of granite"
  42.   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"
  43.   An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient.
  44.   something less than the whole of a human artifact; " the rear part of the house"; " glue the two parts together"
  45.   One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.
  46.   To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; - followed by with or from.
  47.   To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.
  48.   so far as concerns the actor specified; " it requires vigilance on our part" or " they resisted every effort on his part";
  49.   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"
  50.   To divide: to make into parts: to put or keep asunder.
  51.   One of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction.
  52.   come apart; " The two pieces that we had glued separated"
  53.   any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor; " I am proud of my contribution to the team's success"; " they all did their share of the work"
  54.   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"
  55.   To divide; separate.
  56.   A certain portion of anything; a member.

Quotes of part

  1. They wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good. – Casey Affleck
  2. What does it mean for an actor to make a part his own? It means that he takes on what you had intended and starts to put in his own stuff so that it becomes something that could only happen if he played it. – James L. Brooks
  3. That folk music led to learning to play, and making things up led to what turns out to be the most lucrative part of the music business- writing, because you get paid every time that song gets played. – Jackson Browne
  4. There can be no doubt that the practice of opening legislative sessions with prayer has become part of the fabric of our society. – Warren E. Burger
  5. Scriptwriting is the toughest part of the whole racket... the least understood and the least noticed. – Frank Capra
  6. I love being part of a company, and telling a story. – Judi Dench
  7. You can't stop the aging process. There's only so much oil you can put on your body. I've always just tried to go with my age. If the part requires somebody a little younger or older, I can probably get away with that. – Angie Dickinson
  8. Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent. – Sigmund Freud
  9. It's definitely an intrinsic part of my makeup that makes me want to see black when everyone else is seeing white. – Shirley Manson
  10. That's a powerful lucky rabbit's foot. I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it. I got my Warner contract, thanks to it. – Hattie McDaniel
  11. I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know. – Ezra Pound
  12. I don't think humor is forced upon my universe; it's a part of it. – Manuel Puig
  13. The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression. – Marcus Fabius Quintilian
  14. The system of nature, of which man is a part tends to be self -balancing, self -adjusting, self -cleansing. Not so with technology. – E. F. Schumacher
  15. Give people knowledge and they really eat it up and they appreciate it a lot and the more that knowledge is made available to people, the more they will utilize it and let it be a part of them. – La Monte Young

Usage examples for part

  1. On my part I tried to help. ” – Friday, the Thirteenth by Thomas W. Lawson
  2. And now for my own part – Queen Hildegarde by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
  3. Why not a part of it? ” – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  4. They were a part of my life. ” – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  5. If there is money in the country, they have a right to a part of it and they will take it. ” – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. If not just here, then some part of the island. ” – The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island by Cyril Burleigh
  7. Of a part only, they replied. ” – Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates by Plato
  8. She has been with me a long time, but you know she was ill, and I could not part with her besides. ” – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  9. At the same time there was nothing like ill- will on Goethe's part – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  10. All right, then you can take 'Science and Health' and find that part – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  11. Some of 'em were part Indian, an' mean. ” – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  12. “ For my part I wish I was out of it." ” – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  13. “ For my part she said, I wish they had come with us. ” – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  14. And then we'll never part again. ” – Plays by August Strindberg, Second series by August Strindberg
  15. The best part of me will be left here when I do go. ” – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  16. “ " Do take her part when the time comes. ” – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  17. Don't stop to tell that part but just do go on. ” – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
  18. It is part of the business. ” – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  19. But it isn't part of me as it was. ” – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  20. “ " Did we part good friends? ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith

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