English dictionary



Hint: Asterisk (*) is a wildcard. Asterisk substitutes zero or more characters.

English verb: depart

1. depart (motion) move away from a place into another direction


SamplesGo away before I start to cry.
The train departs at noon.


Synonymsgo, go away


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)exit, get out, go out, leave


Narrower (hyponym)blow, shove along, shove off


Antonymscome, come up

2. depart (stative) be at variance with; be out of line with


Synonymsdeviate, diverge, vary


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)differ


Narrower (hyponym)aberrate, aberrate, belie, contradict, negate


Antonymsconform

3. depart (motion) leave


SamplesThe family took off for Florida.


ExamplesThese cars won't depart


Synonymspart, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out, take off


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave


Narrower (hyponym)blaze, blaze out, lift off, roar off, sally forth, sally out, take off

4. depart (motion) go away or leave


Synonymsquit, take leave


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave


Narrower (hyponym)beat a retreat, break camp, congee, decamp, plump out, walk out of


Antonymsstay

5. depart (social) remove oneself from an association with or participation in


SamplesShe 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.


Synonymsleave, pull up stakes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)drop out, leave office, quit, resign, step down


Verb groupgo away, go forth, leave

6. depart (motion) wander from a direct or straight course


Synonymsdigress, sidetrack, straggle


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)deviate, divert









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk