Textual thesaurus for "part"

(adv) partially, partly

in part; in some degree; not wholly

I felt partly to blame; He was partially paralyzed

(noun) office, function, 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

(noun) share, contribution

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

(noun) portion

something less than the whole of a human artifact

the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

(noun) 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

(noun) 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

(noun) persona, role, theatrical role, character

an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

she played the part of Desdemona

(noun) voice

the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music

he tried to sing the tenor part

(noun) region

the extended spatial location of something

the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

(noun) piece

a portion of a natural object

they analyzed the river into three parts; he needed a piece of granite

(noun) share, percentage, portion

assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

he wanted his share in cash

(noun) portion, constituent, component, component part

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

(verb) disunite, divide, separate

force, take, or pull apart

He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea

(verb) divide, separate

come apart

The two pieces that we had glued separated

(verb) depart, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off


The family took off for Florida

(verb) split, separate

go one's own way; move apart

The friends separated after the party

(verb) separate, split, split up, 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