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part

(Place), noun area, division, locale, location, premises, purlieus, quarter, room, section, site, spot
Associated concepts: part in a courthouse

part

(Portion), noun allocation, allowance, amount, bit, chip, chunk, collop, component, constituent, cutting, detachment, detail, division, excerpt, factor, fraction, helping, ingredient, interest, lump, measure, percentage, piece, quantity, section, segment, serving, share, slab, slice, subdivision, subgroup
Associated concepts: principal part

part

(Role), noun burden, character, charge, chore, concern, function, impersonation, job, mimesis, partes, performance, portrayal, province, realm, representation, responsibility, task, undertaking

part

(Leave), verb be gone, break away, defect, depart, escape, evacuate, get away from, go, go away, go forth, march off, migrate, move away, move out, quit, remove, retreat, separate oneself from, set off, set out, take leave, take one's departure, tear oneself away, withdraw

part

(Separate), verb be severed, be sundered, break, carve, compartmentalize, cut in two, detach, disconnect, disengage, disentangle, disjoin, dissever, dissociate, dissolve, disunite, divide, dividere, fissure, halve, isolate, keep apart, parcel, partiri, portion, section, separare, sever, sort out, split, stand between, subdivide, sunder, tear assunder, undo, unloose
See also: alienate, alight, aspect, assignment, bifurcate, break, chapter, characteristic, circuit, component, constituent, courtroom, depart, department, detach, detail, dichotomize, disband, discontinue, disengage, disjoint, disperse, dissociate, dissolve, divide, division, divorce, element, eliminate, equity, estrange, evacuate, excerpt, factor, feature, ingredient, interest, isolate, item, leave, lot, luxate, member, moiety, organ, ownership, phase, proportion, province, quit, ration, region, remove, retire, retreat, role, section, segment, separate, sever, share, split, subdivision, task, title, unit, vicinity
References in classic literature ?
Misfortune and the Marrable family had not parted company yet.
They had parted company through accident, and were then proceeding to Port Famine in hopes of finding some ship.
Crawley ceased forthwith, and all the serious world of Tours, where this misfortune took place, immediately parted company with the reprobate.
At last, however, and at the height of his craze, Raffles and reason seemed to come together again as suddenly as they had parted company in the Room of Gold.
It was not alone that the scales descending on the counter made a merry sound, or that the twine and roller parted company so briskly, or that the canisters were rattled up and down like juggling tricks, or even that the blended scents of tea and coffee were so grateful to the nose, or even that the raisins were so plentiful and rare, the almonds so extremely white, the sticks of cinnamon so long and straight, the other spices so delicious, the candied fruits so caked and spotted with molten sugar as to make the coldest lookers-on feel faint and subsequently bilious.