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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


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


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

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