English noun: part
|1.||part something determined in relation to something that includes it|
|Samples||He wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself.|
I read a portion of the manuscript.
The smaller component is hard to reach.
The animal constituent of plankton.
|Synonyms||component, component part, constituent, portion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||balance, base, basis, butt, detail, item, item, language unit, linguistic unit, member, particular, point, remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest, subpart, substance, unit|
|Part meronym||meronymy, part to whole relation|
|2.||part (artifact) something less than the whole of a human artifact|
|Samples||The rear part of the house.|
Glue the two parts together.
|Broader (hypernym)||object, physical object|
|Narrower (hyponym)||appendage, backbone, bit, bottleneck, bulb, butt, component, constituent, cutout, element, foible, fore edge, foredge, forte, fraction, heel, hub, jetsam, limb, neck, peen, piece, pressing, seat, section, segment, shank, spine, stub, toe, turnout, upstage, upstairs, waist, widening, wreckage|
|Part meronym||unit, whole|
|3.||part (object) a portion of a natural object|
|Samples||They analyzed the river into three parts.|
He needed a piece of granite.
|Narrower (hyponym)||acicula, base, body part, corner, corpus, craton, cutting, fragment, hunk, lump, nub, segment, slice, strip, stub, world|
|Instance hyponym||North Atlantic, North Pacific, South Atlantic, South Pacific|
|Part meronym||building block, unit|
|4.||part (cognition) that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation|
|Samples||It requires vigilance on our part.|
They resisted every effort on his part.
|5.||part (location) the extended spatial location of something|
|Samples||The farming regions of France.|
Religions in all parts of the world.
Regions of outer space.
|Narrower (hyponym)||aerospace, air, air, atmosphere, belt, biosphere, black hole, bottom, county, deep space, depth, distance, Eden, Edgeworth-Kuiper belt, exterior, extremity, heaven, heliosphere, hell, hell on earth, hellhole, house, inferno, inside, intergalactic space, interior, interplanetary space, interstellar space, ionosphere, Kuiper belt, layer, mansion, mare, maria, nirvana, outside, Papua, paradise, planetary house, promised land, radius, Shangri-la, side, sign, sign of the zodiac, Sind, snake pit, star sign, the pits, top, vacuity, vacuum, zodiac, zone|
|Instance hyponym||Achaea, Appleton layer, Cynoscephalae, D region, D-layer, Doris, E layer, E region, F layer, F region, Heaviside layer, Kennelly-Heaviside layer, Rand, Reef, Transylvania, Witwatersrand|
|6.||part (act) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group|
|Samples||The function of a teacher.|
The government must do its part.
Play its role.
|Synonyms||function, office, role|
|Narrower (hyponym)||capacity, hat, lieu, place, portfolio, position, second fiddle, stead|
|7.||part (cognition) an actor's portrayal of someone in a play|
|Samples||She played the part of Desdemona.|
|Synonyms||character, persona, role, theatrical role|
|Broader (hypernym)||characterization, enactment, personation, portrayal|
|Narrower (hyponym)||baddie, bit part, heavy, hero, heroine, ingenue, minor role, name part, title role, villain|
|8.||part (possession) assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group|
|Samples||He wanted his share in cash.|
|Synonyms||percentage, portion, share|
|Narrower (hyponym)||allocation, allotment, allowance, cut, dispensation, dole, interest, piece, profit sharing, ration, slice, split, stake, tranche, way|
|Part meronym||earnings, lucre, net, net income, net profit, profit, profits|
|9.||part (cognition) one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole|
|Samples||The written part of the exam.|
The finance section of the company.
The BBC's engineering division.
|Broader (hypernym)||concept, conception, construct|
|Narrower (hyponym)||beginning, bout, chukka, chukker, component, constituent, element, end, factor, final period, first period, frame, frame, game, half, high point, ingredient, inning, middle, over, period, quarter, round, second period, turn|
|10.||part (body) a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions|
|Samples||His part was right in the middle.|
|11.||part (communication) the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music|
|Samples||He tried to sing the tenor part.|
|Broader (hypernym)||air, line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune|
|Narrower (hyponym)||accompaniment, backup, bass, bass part, musical accompaniment, primo, secondo, support, voice part|
|12.||part (act) the part played by a person in bringing about a result|
|Samples||I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project.|
They all did their share of the work.
|Broader (hypernym)||attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try|
English adverb: part
|1.||part in part; in some degree; not wholly|
|Samples||I felt partly to blame.|
He was partially paralyzed.
|Antonyms||all, altogether, completely, entirely, totally, whole, wholly|
English verb: part
|1.||part (motion) go one's own way; move apart|
|Samples||The friends separated after the party.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||break up, diffract, disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out|
|2.||part (social) discontinue an association or relation; go different ways|
|Samples||The business partners broke over a tax question.|
The couple separated after 25 years of marriage.
My friend and I split up.
|Synonyms||break, break up, separate, split, split up|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Narrower (hyponym)||break, break apart, break away, break away, break with, disassociate, disjoint, dissociate, disunify, disunite, divorce, divorce, give the axe, give the bounce, give the gate, secede, splinter, split up|
|3.||part (motion) leave|
|Samples||The family took off for Florida.|
|Synonyms||depart, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out, take off|
|Pattern of use||Something ----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.||part (contact) come apart|
|Samples||The two pieces that we had glued separated.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|Narrower (hyponym)||break away, break off, break up, calve, chip, chip off, come away, come off, come off, detach, discerp, disjoin, disjoint, dismember, gerrymander, partition, partition off, polarise, polarize, reduce, section, segment, segment, segregate, subdivide, take apart|
|5.||part (contact) force, take, or pull apart|
|Samples||He separated the fighting children.|
Moses parted the Red Sea.
|Examples||They part their hair|
|Synonyms||disunite, divide, separate|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||displace, move|
|Narrower (hyponym)||break, break up, bust, compartmentalise, compartmentalize, cut, cut up, disarticulate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, disjoint, gin, isolate, joint, keep apart, polarise, polarize, rupture, sequester, sequestrate, set apart, sever, snap, tear, tear|
|Cause||divide, part, separate|