Definitions for: Depart


[v] move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon"
[v] go away or leave
[v] leave; "The family took off for Florida"
[v] wander from a direct or straight course
[v] 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"
[v] be at variance with; be out of line with



Webster (1913) Definition: De*part", v. i. [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.


De*part", v. t.
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.


De*part", n. [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.

Synonyms: deviate, digress, diverge, go, go away, leave, part, pull up stakes, quit, set forth, set off, set out, sidetrack, start, start out, straggle, stray, take leave, take off, vary

Antonyms: come, come up, conform, stay

See Also: aberrate, beat a retreat, belie, blaze, blaze out, blow, break camp, change, congee, contradict, decamp, deviate, differ, dispense with, divert, drop out, exit, get out, give up, go forth, go out, leave, leave office, lift off, negate, part with, peel of, plump out, quit, resign, roar off, sally forth, sally out, shove along, shove off, spare, step down, walk out of

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