parting - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “parting”

See all translations

parting

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈpɑr·t̬ɪŋ/

parting noun [C/U] (SEPARATE)

the act of leaving or of moving apart: [C] It was a sad parting, because we knew it was the last time we would see each other.

parting

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈpɑr·t̬ɪŋ/
showing that you are leaving a person or place: She gave him a parting wave.
Translations of “parting”
in Korean 가르마…
in Arabic مَفرَق الشعْر…
in Portuguese risca…
in Catalan clenxa…
in Japanese 髪の分け目…
in Italian riga (dei capelli)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分離的,告別的…
in Russian разлука, пробор в волосах…
in Turkish ayrılma, veda, vedalaşma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分离的,告别的…
in Polish rozstanie, przedziałek…
(Definition of parting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of parting?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “parting” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More