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Overview of noun part

The noun part has 12 senses? (first 12 from tagged texts)
1. (113) part, portion, component part, component, constituent

(something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton")

2. (24) part, portion

(something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

3. (19) part, piece

(a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite")

4. (19) part

(that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; "it requires vigilance on our part"; "they resisted every effort on his part")

5. (15) region, part

(the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

6. (13) function, office, part, role

(the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role")

7. (9) character, role, theatrical role, part, persona

(an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona")

8. (8) share, portion, part, percentage

(assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash")

9. (7) part, section, division

(one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division")

10. (3) part, parting

(a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; "his part was right in the middle")

11. (2) part, voice

(the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part")

12. (2) contribution, part, share

(the part played by a person in bringing about a result; "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work")

Overview of verb part

The verb part has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) separate, part, split

(go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party")

2. (1) separate, part, split up, split, break, break up

(discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up")

3. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off

(leave; "The family took off for Florida")

4. separate, divide, part

(come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated")

5. separate, disunite, divide, part

(force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")

Overview of adv part

The adv part has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (11) partially, partly, part

(in part; in some degree; not wholly; "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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