Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “part”

See all translations

part

noun /paːt/
something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece
parte
We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside.
an equal division
parte
He divided the cake into three parts.
a character in a play etc
papel
She played the part of the queen.
the words, actions etc of a character in a play etc
papel
He learned his part quickly.
in music, the notes to be played or sung by a particular instrument or voice
parte
the violin part.
a person’s share, responsibility etc in doing something
papel, función
He played a great part in the company’s success.
parting noun the act of leaving someone, saying goodbye etc
partida, separación, despedida
Their final parting was at the station.
a line dividing hair brushed in opposite directions on the head
raya (del pelo)
His parting is on the left-hand side.
partly adverb to a certain extent but not completely
en parte
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 tiempo parcial, media jornada
a part-time job She works part-time.
in part partly
en parte
He agreed that he was in part responsible for the accident.
part company to go in different directions
separarse
We parted company at the bus-stop.
to leave each other or end a friendship, partnership etc
separarse, romper, partir peras
The two business partners parted company following a disagreement.
part of speech noun (linguistics ) one of the groups into which words are divided (eg noun, verb, adjective etc).
parte de la oración, parte del discurso
part with phrasal verb to give away or be separated from
desprenderse de
He doesn’t like parting with money.
take in good part to accept without being hurt or offended
tomarse bien algo
He took their jokes in good part.
take someone’s part to support someone (in an argument etc)
ponerse del lado de alguien, ponerse de parte de alguien
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)
tomar parte en, participar en
He never took part in arguments.
(Definition of part from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “part” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More