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Definitions of "part"

  • A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole. noun
  • Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided: a mixture of two parts flour to one part sugar. noun
  • A division of a literary work: a novel in three parts. noun
  • An organ, member, or other division of an organism: A tail is not a part of a guinea pig. noun
  • The external genitals. noun
  • A component that can be separated from or attached to a system; a detachable piece: spare parts for cars. noun
  • A role: He has the main part in the play. noun
  • One's responsibility, duty, or obligation; share: We each do our part to keep the house clean. noun
  • Individual endowment or ability; talent. Often used in the plural. noun
  • A region, area, land, or territory. Often used in the plural: "Minding your own business is second nature in these parts” ( Boston). noun
  • The line where the hair on the head is parted. noun
  • Music The music or score for a particular instrument, as in an orchestra. noun
  • Music One of the melodic divisions or voices of a contrapuntal composition. noun
  • To divide or break into separate parts. verb-transitive
  • To break up (a relationship) by separating the elements involved: parted company. verb-transitive
  • To put or keep apart: No one could part the two friends. verb-transitive
  • To comb (hair, for example) away from a dividing line, as on the scalp. verb-transitive
  • Archaic To divide into shares or portions. verb-transitive
  • To become divided or separated: The curtain parted in the middle. verb-intransitive

The word "part" in example sentences

Miss Snark, the literary agent: Is it Crap..cover letters.. part huit..part soy.. [Is it Crap..cover letters.. part huit..part soy.]

And the same Apostle tells us, that _now we see through A Glass darkly_; and that _we know in part, and prophesie in part_ [43].. [The Improvement of Human Reason Exhibited in the Life of Hai Ebn Yokdhan]

These facts, or principles, will very probably be found to form only a part of her operations; -- but as they do really form _a part_, they will become a nucleus, round which all the remaining principles when discovered will necessarily congregate.. [A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education]

Speaking of the condition of slaves, in the eastern part of that state, the report says, -- "The master puts the unfortunate wretches upon short allowances, scarcely sufficient for their sustenance, so that a _great part_ of them go _half starved_ much of the time.". [The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus]

Another conclusion from the facts enumerated above is that there has obviously been a great world catastrophe, and that this must be assigned as the cause of a large part, -- _just how large a part_ it is at present difficult to say, -- of the changes recorded in the fossiliferous rocks.. [Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation]

The _part_ in the hair is singularly continued in the part between the wings of the golden butterfly ornamenting the head, the eyes are just sufficiently turned aside to give them the appearance of avoiding a direct gaze, and the tight-fitting gown is of white. [Continental Monthly , Vol. 5, No. 6, June, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy]

“I wouldn’t wish, for my part, ” replied Mrs Sullivan, “to have anything to do wid it—neither act nor part”; and she crossed herself devoutly, on contemplating such an unholy alliance as that at which her companion hinted.. [The Lianhan Shee]

And I stand here to-day, sir, to say that with an exception, of which I shall soon speak, _to procure such a lawful investigation of the authority under which they claimed to act, was the part I took in that day's proceedings, and the only part_.. [Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence The Best Speeches Delivered by the Negro from the days of Slavery to the Present Time]

Mary "the sixth part of one part of two tenements," the death of the second sister should have secured her the _fifth part_ of one part of two tenements, plus the fraction already inherited by the second from the first, or, more simply, the fifth part of two parts of two tenements.. [Shakespeare's Family]

"It would be repulsive to my feelings that Her Majesty should part with any of her Ladies, as the _result of a forced stipulation on my part_; in a party sense it would doubtless be advantageous to me to say that I had demanded from the Queen, and the Queen had conceded to me the appointments of these three Ladies.". [The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843) A Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence Between the Years 1837 and 1861]

In Um inner part of WithinWde, ad. i/tiw inward part*. [Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature: To which are ...]

Not only does the modern medical world acknowledge the doctrines of these four men as the foundation upon which the practice of healing has been raised to a science, but moreover, -- _a point much more important for our consideration_, -- it also admits that the least essential part of the work of Hippocrates, the "Father of Medicine;" namely, his _statement of theory_, is the part which has been accorded permanent prominence, whilst the portion of greatest value in his labours; that is to say, the _practical part_, has been neglected and ignored.. [Valere Aude Dare to Be Healthy, Or, The Light of Physical Regeneration]

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Can we imagine a word part that would allow Global English-speakers to refer to a house or a car or a machine or a bank or anything else in terms that equate its bigness with its unwanted impact on their global community?. [The English Is Coming!]

This in part is why I have recommended this company.. [After Massive Runaround, HP Sends Your Laptop Back Filled With Viruses - The Consumerist]

The Wisconsin part is rolling and pretty, the Iowa part has long dull stretches.. [mrissa: "Though it's not a high lot."]

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