Part - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |pɑːrt|  American pronunciation of the word part
Brit.  |pɑːt|  British pronunciation of the word part


- something determined in relation to something that includes it(syn: component, constituent, portion)
- something less than the whole of a human artifact(syn: portion)
- a portion of a natural object(syn: piece)
- that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation
- the extended spatial location of something(syn: region)
- the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group(syn: function, office, role)
- an actor's portrayal of someone in a play(syn: character, persona, role)

▼ (6)


- go one's own way; move apart(syn: separate, split)
- discontinue an association or relation; go different ways(syn: break, separate, split)
- leave (syn: depart, start)
- come apart (syn: divide, separate)
- force, take, or pull apart(syn: disunite, divide, separate)


- to some extent; in some degree; not wholly(syn: partially, partly)


The entire book is good, but the best part is the ending.

I don't remember him saying that. I must have missed that part.

The mechanic had to order the part from the manufacturer.

The parts of a radio include the speaker, dials, and antenna.

Do you have any spare parts for this model of car?

The moving parts of the machine

Parts of the human body

My favorite part of the chicken is the drumstick.

A diagram labeling the different parts of the flower

Come join us and be part of a winning team.

The crowd parted to let the president through.

The rain stopped and the clouds parted.

The big red curtains parted to reveal a new car!

The Bible tells the story of how God parted the Red Sea.

She closed her eyes and parted her lips.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: part
he/she/it: parts
present participle: parting
past tense: parted
past participle: parted
singular: part
plural: parts
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