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Definition of Part

  • One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.
  • An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient.
  • A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element.
  • A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; -- usually in the plural with a collective sense.
  • Quarter; region; district; -- usually in the plural.
  • Such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12;the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure.
  • That which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office.
  • One of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction.
  • A particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life; as, to play the part of Macbeth. See To act a part, under Act.
  • One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.
  • To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.
  • To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.
  • To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
  • To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.
  • To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.
  • To separate (a collection of objects) into smaller collections; as, to part one's hair in the middle.
  • To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.
  • To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; -- often with from.
  • To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; -- followed by with or from; as, to part with one's money.
  • Partly; in a measure.
  • the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
  • the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result
  • something less than the whole of a human artifact
  • an item that is an instance of some type
  • a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
  • that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation
  • one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
  • an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
  • the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
  • the extended spatial location of something
  • a portion of a natural object
  • assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
  • something determined in relation to something that includes it
  • force, take, or pull apart
  • come apart
  • leave
  • go one's own way; move apart
  • discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  • to some extent; in some degree; not wholly

How to use part in a sentence. Part pronunciation.

It seemed as if the world must be noiseless, for not a sound of the life in other parts of the Palace came to him, not an echo or vibration of the city which stirred beyond the great gateway.
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Was this, then, the way that murderers felt, that men felt who took human life-so frozen, so little a part of their surroundings?
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To an European it would have seemed a shameless mockery to have wished joy to this lean, hateful dweller in the between-worlds; to Nahoum it was part of a life which was all ritual and intrigue, gabbling superstition and innate fatalism, decorated falsehood and a brave philosophy.
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There seemed to be a moment's hesitation on the bowab's part, but he was presently assured by something the visitor showed him, and the latter made his way deliberately to the palace doors.
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David could hear the distant roar, for the menagerie was even part of the palace itself.
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As the one great passion went out like smoke, the woman he loved, whom he had given to the lions, the memory of her, some haunting part of her, possessed him, overcame him.
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Also, from Nahoum's spies he learned of plots and counterplots, chiefly on Achmet's part; and these he hid from Kaid, while he trusted Nahoum-and not without reason, as yet.
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Yashmak-A veil for the lower part of the face.
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The abominable obscene Expressions which so frequently occur in our Plays, as if the principal Design of them was to gratifie the lewd and vicious part of the Audience, and to corrupt the virtuously dispos'd, are in this black Collection wholly omitted; lest thereby fresh Poison should be administred instead of an Antidote.
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It must be again remembred, that the detestable lewd Expressions contained in the abovementioned Plays, which seem to be the most pernicious part of our Comedies, are not here recited, least they should debauch the Minds and corrupt the Manners of the Reader, and do the same Mischief, in some degree, as they do in the greatest when used upon the Stage, tho' mentioned with never so great Indignation.
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I am apt to think, that very few of 'em have read Mr. Collier's 'View of the Stage'; if they had, they would there see the _Corruptions_ of the Plays set in so clear a Light, that one would believe, they should never after be Tempted to appear in a Place where _Lewdness_ and _Obscenity_ (not to mention other Immoralities) are so great a part of the Entertainment; a Place that is now become the _Common Rendezvouz_ of the most Lewd and Dissolute Persons; the _Exchange_, (if I may so call it) where they meet to carry on the _vilest_ and _worst_ of Practices.
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And he was a skeleton no longer, but weighed part of a ton.
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If they trotted, they sat up gallantly and gracefully, and seemed part of the horse; did not go jiggering up and down after the silly Miss-Nancy fashion of the riding-schools.
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I will remark here, in all seriousness, that the regular price of hay during that year and a part of the next was really two hundred and fifty dollars a ton.
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During a part of the previous year it had sold at five hundred a ton, in gold, and during the winter before that there was such scarcity of the article that in several instances small quantities had brought eight hundred dollars a ton in coin!
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Originally, Nevada was a part of Utah and was called Carson county; and a pretty large county it was, too.
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Every man you met had his new mine to boast of, and his "specimens" ready; and if the opportunity offered, he would infallibly back you into a corner and offer as a favor to you, not to him, to part with just a few feet in the "Golden Age," or the "Sarah Jane," or some other unknown stack of croppings, for money enough to get a "square meal" with, as the phrase went.
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The Lady on her part observing the time as exactly, in being at the Window; and all those Amorous Salutations past between them, which the distance of the Place would admit; both of them wishing with Equal desire, for an opportunity to quench their mutual Flames.
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For my part, I admire how thou coud'st love her: She frets, I'll warrant you, because she lies alone: But who that is not Mad, wou'd lie with such a sapless piece of wither'd Flesh as she, when he may lie by such a one as I, that's sweet, and fresh, plump, brisk and airy, and that's full of Juice, just in the Bloom of all my Youth and Beauty.
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For my Part I am resolv'd to mourn in Sack; for now I need not fear her Spies that us'd to be still harkening at the Door; that I cou'd hardly let a Fart, but it was carryed to her straight by one or other.
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Examples of Part

Example #1
Was it the chilly hand of death passing over everything, and smothering all the activities?
Example #2
Or was it his life which had become so still?
Example #3
Did they move as dead men among the living, devitalised, vacuous calm?
Example #4
His pulses, which, but a few minutes past, were throbbing and pounding like drums in his ears, seemed now to flow and beat in very quiet.
Example #5
He looked inquiringly at Nahoum.
Example #6
The lean, dark figure of Mizraim bowed low; the long, slow fingers touched the forehead, the breast, and the lips.