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Translation of "part" - English-German dictionary

part

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 teils 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 Teilzeit-… a part-time job She works part-time. in part partly teilweise 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 herausrücken 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.
(Definition of part from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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