1 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" [syn: portion, component part, component]
2 the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space" [syn: region]
3 so far as concerns the actor specified; "it requires vigilance on our part" or "they resisted every effort on his part";
4 something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together" [syn: portion]
5 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" [syn: section, division]
6 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" [syn: function, office, role]
7 a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite" [syn: piece]
8 an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona" [syn: character, role, theatrical role, persona]
9 assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash" [syn: share, portion, percentage]
10 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" [syn: contribution, share]
11 the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part" [syn: voice]
12 a line where the hair is parted; "his part was right in the middle" adv : in part; in some degree; not wholly; "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed" [syn: partially, partly] [ant: wholly]
2 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" [syn: separate, split up, split, break, break up]
3 leave; "The family took off for Florida" [syn: depart, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off]
5 force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea" [syn: separate, disunite, divide]
- A fraction of a
whole; a portion.
- Gaul is divided into three parts.
- A distinct element
- The parts of a chainsaw include the chain, engine, and handle.
- A group inside a larger group.
- Duty; responsibility.
- to do one’s part
- Share, especially of a
- I want my part of the bounty.
- Position or role
(especially in a play).
- We all have a part to play.
- A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.
- The mixture comprises one part sodium hydroxide and ten parts water.
- 3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.
- A section of a
- Please turn to Part I, Chapter 2.
- The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different
- The part of his hair was slightly to the left.
- The melody played or
sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or
voices, within a polyphonic piece.
- The first violin part in this concerto is very challenging.''
- In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3⅓ seconds.
fraction of a whole
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- trreq Basque
- trreq Catalan
- Chinese: 部份 (bùfen)
- Croatian: dio
- Czech: část
- trreq Danish
- Dutch: deel
- Esperanto: parto
- trreq Estonian
- Finnish: osa
- French: partie, organe
- Georgian: ნაწილი (nats‘ili)
- German: Teil
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- trreq Hebrew
- trreq Hindi
- Hungarian: rész
- trreq Icelandic
- trreq Indonesian
- Irish: cuid
- Italian: parte
- Japanese: 一部 (いちぶ, ichibu), 部分
- Khmer: (pīək), (pnaik), (jomnaik)
- Korean: 부분, 일부
- Kurdish: بهش
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- trreq Latvian
- trreq Lithuanian
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- trreq Mongolian
- trreq Old English
- trreq Persian
- Polish: część
- Portuguese: parte
- trreq Romanian
- Russian: часть (čast’) , доля (dólja)
- Serbian: deo
- trreq Slovak
- trreq Slovene
- Spanish: parte, porción, pedazo, trozo
- Swedish: del
- Thai: (tôn), (sùan yôi), (sùan)
- Turkish: parça
- trreq Vietnamese
- trreq Welsh
- Yiddish: טײל (teyl) m|f
group inside a larger group
position or role
3.5 cl portion in a drink
- Finnish: osa
section of a document
- Korean: 편
hair dividing line