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. 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
  2. " Anyhow, we'll never be parted again," said Margaret happily. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. If we should be parted after all. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  4. Yesterday he had parted from Marguerite; not ten years ago, but yesterday. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  5. 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
  6. We had parted hands by this time, but I was still staring at her, full of wonder. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  7. 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
  8. But when he reached out his hand, his lips parted some like a child's an' his eyes lookin' up at her, she went an' stood near him, by the table, an' she set her basket there an' leaned down on the handle, like her strength was gone. – Friendship Village by Zona Gale
  9. But the sad day has really come when they are to be parted for time! – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff
  10. 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
  11. I think you might have waited till I got back before you parted with your hair. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  12. 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
  13. Enough that we parted with mutual respect. – The Tragic Comedians, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  14. And this of course, you know, was long after we had parted company. – Tales of the Toys, Told by Themselves by Frances Freeling Broderip
  15. 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
  16. Besides, when we have once parted from them, we shall never see them again. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. The two shook hands and parted. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  20. And how was it you parted from your wife? – The Live Corpse by Leo Tolstoy