meaning of part

1. 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. 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.
Hence: 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 leave; to quit.
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.
To have a part or share; to partake.
Partly; in a measure.
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"

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