Translation of "part" - English-German dictionary


noun /paːt/

something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece

der Teil
We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside.

an equal division

der Teil
He divided the cake into three parts.

a character in a play etc

die Rolle
She played the part of the queen.

the words, actions etc of a character in a play etc

die Rolle
He learned his part quickly.

in music, the notes to be played or sung by a particular instrument or voice

die Stimme
the violin part.

a person’s share, responsibility etc in doing something

die Rolle
He played a great part in the company’s success.
parting noun

the act of leaving someone, saying goodbye etc

der Abschied
Their final parting was at the station.

a line dividing hair brushed in opposite directions on the head

der Scheitel
His parting is on the left-hand side.
partly adverb

to a certain extent but not completely

She was tired, partly because of the journey and partly because of the heat.
part-time adjective, adverb

not taking one’s whole time; for only a few hours or days a week

a part-time job
She works part-time.
in part


He agreed that he was in part responsible for the accident.
part company

to go in different directions

sich trennen
We parted company at the bus-stop.

to leave each other or end a friendship, partnership etc

sich trennen
The two business partners parted company following a disagreement.
part of speech

one of the groups into which words are divided (eg noun, verb, adjective etc).

die Wortklasse
part with

to give away or be separated from

He doesn’t like parting with money.
take in good part

to accept without being hurt or offended

gut aufnehmen
He took their jokes in good part.
take someone’s part

to support someone (in an argument etc)

Partei ergreifen für jemandem
She always takes his part in an argument.
take part in

to be one of a group of people doing something, to take an active share in (eg playing a game, performing a play, holding a discussion etc)

teilnehmen an
He never took part in arguments.

(Translation of “part” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)