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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Depart \De*part"\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Departed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Departing}.] [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. d['e]partir to divide, distribute, se d['e]partir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d['e]- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See {Part}.]

1. To part; to divide; to separate. [Obs.] --Shak.

2. To go forth or away; to quit, leave, or separate, as from a place or a person; to withdraw; -- opposed to arrive; -- often with from before the place, person, or thing left, and for or to before the destination.

I will depart to mine own land. --Num. x. 30.

Ere thou from hence depart. --Milton.

He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart. --Shak.

3. To forsake; to abandon; to desist or deviate (from); not to adhere to; -- with from; as, we can not depart from our rules; to depart from a title or defense in legal pleading.

If the plan of the convention be found to depart from republican principles. --Madison.

4. To pass away; to perish.

The glory is departed from Israel. --1 Sam. iv. 21.

5. To quit this world; to die.

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace. --Luke ii. 29.

{To depart with}, to resign; to part with. [Obs.] --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Depart \De*part"\, verb (used with an object)

1. To part thoroughly; to dispart; to divide; to separate. [Obs.]

Till death departed them, this life they lead. --Chaucer.

2. To divide in order to share; to apportion. [Obs.]

And here is gold, and that full great plentee, That shall departed been among us three. --Chaucer.

3. To leave; to depart from. "He departed this life." --Addison. "Ere I depart his house." --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Depart \De*part"\, noun [Cf. F. d['e]part, fr. d['e]partir.]

1. Division; separation, as of compound substances into their ingredients. [Obs.]

The chymists have a liquor called water of depart. --Bacon.

2. A going away; departure; hence, death. [Obs.]

At my depart for France. --Shak.

Your loss and his depart. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon" [syn: {go}, {go away}, {depart}] [ant: {come}, {come up}]

2: be at variance with; be out of line with [syn: {deviate}, {vary}, {diverge}, {depart}] [ant: {conform}]

3: leave; "The family took off for Florida" [syn: {depart}, {part}, {start}, {start out}, {set forth}, {set off}, {set out}, {take off}]

4: go away or leave [syn: {depart}, {take leave}, {quit}] [ant: {stay}]

5: remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes" [syn: {leave}, {depart}, {pull up stakes}]

6: wander from a direct or straight course [syn: {sidetrack}, {depart}, {digress}, {straggle}]

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