Definitions of parted

  1. having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
  2. of Part
  3. Separated; devided.
  4. Endowed with parts or abilities.
  5. Cleft so that the divisions reach nearly, but not quite, to the midrib, or the base of the blade; - said of a leaf, and used chiefly in composition; as, three- parted, five- parted, etc.
  6. Separated; severed; divided.
  7. Separated; divided; in bot., subdivided into similar segments, the divisions extending nearly to the base.
  8. In bot., divided to the base, the divisions being called partitions.

Usage examples for parted

  1. I shall never forget it, Otto, though I think it was a mistake when we parted company it short while ago. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  2. He felt that he ought to say something to his brother, after being parted all these years. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  3. If we should be parted after all. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  4. They seem to have gone their own way, and as far as the scanty notices carry us, they did not meet Paul again, after the time when they parted in Ephesus. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  5. Her lips were a little parted, her eyes looked out, as it seemed to him, half in fear, half in hope. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. Besides, when we have once parted from them, we shall never see them again. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  7. Yesterday he had parted from Marguerite; not ten years ago, but yesterday. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  8. And how was it you parted from your wife? – The Live Corpse by Leo Tolstoy
  9. We had parted hands by this time, but I was still staring at her, full of wonder. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  10. She felt the boy's eyes now- they had wandered to it again, and he stood with half- parted lips, as if something behind the curtain called to him. – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee
  11. Think how many good things you two have done together, dear; and is it likely you are to be parted like this? – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  12. He parted with me in the road, saying that he had left his horse somewhere on the hill where he had found me in the morning, and that he should remember the day with pleasure. – The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories by Lydia Maria Child
  13. The two shook hands and parted. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  14. But the sad day has really come when they are to be parted for time! – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff
  15. " Anyhow, we'll never be parted again," said Margaret happily. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  16. He was trying to settle it when Garvin met him, and took it up again when they parted: was he ready to marry- even for love? – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans