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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old French part.

Noun

Singular
part

Plural
{{{1}}}

part ({{{1}}})
  1. A fraction of a whole; a portion. syn. transl.
    Gaul is divided into three parts.
  2. A distinct element or component.
    The parts of a chainsaw include the chain, engine, and handle.
  3. A group inside a larger group. syn. transl.
  4. Duty; responsibility.
    to do one’s part
  5. Share, especially of a profit.
    I want my part of the bounty.
  6. Position or role (especially in a play).
    We all have a part to play.
  7. A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.
    The mixture comprises one part sodium hydroxide and ten parts water.
  8. 3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.
  9. A section of a document.
    Please turn to Part I, Chapter 2.
  10. (US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
    The part of his hair was slightly to the left.
  11. (music) 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.
  12. (Judaism) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3⅓ seconds. syn.

Synonyms

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Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to part

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to part (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To leave.
  2. To cut hair with a parting.
  3. (transitive) To divide in two.
    to part the curtains
  4. (intransitive) To be divided in two or separated.
  5. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To leave (an IRC channel).

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Translations

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Adjective

part (not comparable)

Positive
part

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Fractional, partial.
    Fred was part owner of the car.

Translations

  • (fractional, partial): See partial.

Adverb

part (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
part

Comparative
{{{1}}}

Superlative
{{{2}}}

  1. Partly, partially, fractionally.

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Translations

Preposition

part

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) partially composed of
    • 1919, Henry Seidel Canby, Ph. D., Making of America Project: New Books Reviewed, page 711:
      “ We cannot make a plodding and sensible community—a Holland or a Pennsylvania—out of a national personality which, whether by harsh circumstance or native tendency, is now part genius, part fanatic, and part hard-headed materialist.”

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Estonian

Noun

part

  1. duck

Faroese

Noun

part m.

  1. part, accusative singular of partur.
    fyri ein part - partial

French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] partem.

Pronunciation

Noun

part f. (plural parts)

  1. share
  2. portion, part

Synonyms

Verb

part

  1. third-person singular indicative present of partir

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Hungarian

Noun

part

  1. shore, bank, beach

Derived terms

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