Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “part”

See all translations

part

verb
 
 
/pɑːt/
SEPARATE [I, T] If two sides of something part, they become separated, and if you part them, you make them separate: Slowly her lips parted and she smiled.Separating and dividing
LEAVE [I, T] formal If two people part, or if one person parts from another, they leave each other: That summer, after six years of marriage, we parted. Even after we parted company, we remained in contact.Separating and dividingEnding relationships and divorce
HAIR [T] to brush your hair in two directions so that there is a straight line showing on your head: In my school days, I had long hair parted in the middle.Separating and dividingHairstyles
(Definition of part verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “part” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More