Depart
Depart 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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

I will depart to mine own land. --Num. x. 30. [1913 Webster]

Ere thou from hence depart. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

If the plan of the convention be found to depart from republican principles. --Madison. [1913 Webster]

4. To pass away; to perish. [1913 Webster]

The glory is departed from Israel. --1 Sam. iv. 21. [1913 Webster]

5. To quit this world; to die. [1913 Webster]

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace. --Luke ii. 29. [1913 Webster]

{To depart with}, to resign; to part with. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • départ — DÉPART. s. m. Action de partir. Le jour du départ. Avant son départ. Après son départ. On dit, Etre sur son départ, pour dire, Être près de partir. Avancer, retarder son départ. Ce vaisseau n attend que le vent pour son départ.Départ, en termes… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Depart — De*part , n. [Cf. F. d[ e]part, fr. d[ e]partir.] 1. Division; separation, as of compound substances into their ingredients. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The chymists have a liquor called water of depart. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A going away;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depart — I verb abscond, absent oneself, be gone, decamp, desert, deviate, differ, digress, disappear, disassociate, discedere, disengage, disjoin, dissociate, diverge, divorce, emigrate, evacuate, exit, expatriate oneself, fade, flee, forsake, issue… …   Law dictionary

  • depart — mid 13c., part from each other, from O.Fr. departir (10c.) to divide, distribute; separate (oneself), depart; die, from L.L. departire divide (transitive), from DE (Cf. de ) from (see DE (Cf. de )) + partire to part, divide, from pars (gen. par …   Etymology dictionary

  • depart — is now used intransitively (without an object) either without any complement or followed by from (a point of departure) or for (a destination). Its use with an object is restricted to the formal or literary phrase depart this life, meaning ‘to… …   Modern English usage

  • départ — Départ. s. m. Action de partir. Le jour du départ. il estoit sur son départ, c est à dire, Prest à partir. Aprés son départ …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Depart — De*part , v. t. 1. To part thoroughly; to dispart; to divide; to separate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Till death departed them, this life they lead. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide in order to share; to apportion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And here… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Départ — Le nom peut être originaire de deux régions : d une part les Landes, de l autre la Marne et l Oise (variante : Départe). Il semble, au moins dans les Landes, qu il s agisse d un toponyme : plusieurs hameaux s appellent (le) Départ dans ce… …   Noms de famille

  • depart — Depart. s. m. Terme de Chymie, qui signifie Separation, dissolution de parties heterogenes. Eau de départ. on a mis cet or au départ pour le separer d avec les autres métaux …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • depart — [dē pärt′, dipärt′] vi. [ME departen < OFr departir < VL departire, to divide, separate, for L dispartire < dis , apart + partire, to divide < pars (see PART2): orig. vt., to divide] 1. to go away (from); leave 2. to set out; start 3 …   English World dictionary

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