The Word is:”part”




noun: part; plural noun: parts

1. an amount or section which, when combined with others, makes up the whole of something.
“divide the circle into three equal parts”

synonyms: bit, slice, chunk, lump, hunk, wedge, fragment, scrap, segment, piece; portion, share,
proportion, percentage, fraction, division, section
“the last part of the cake”

antonyms: whole, entirety

  • an element or constituent that is essential to the nature of something.
    “I was part of the family”
  • a manufactured object assembled with others to make a machine; a component.
    “the production of aircraft parts”
  • synonyms: component, bit, constituent, element, unit, module, ingredient
    “some car parts are now assembled by people working at home”

  • a division of a book, periodical, or broadcast serial.
    “this theme will be further explored in Parts Four and Five of the book”
  • synonyms: section, division, component, volume, chapter, passage, act, scene, episode, instalment
    “this chapter links the second and third parts of the book”

  • a measure allowing comparison between the amounts of different ingredients used in a mixture.
    “use a mix of one part cement to five parts ballast”
  • 2. some but not all of something.
    “the painting tells only part of the story”

  • a point on or area of something.
    “hold the furthest part of your leg that you can reach”
  • informal
    a region, especially one not clearly specified or delimited.
    “those of you who jet off to foreign parts for your holidays”
    synonyms: district, neighbourhood, quarter, section, area, region, sector, zone, belt, territory, locality; informal neck of the woods
    “her parents lived in another part of the country”
  • 3. a role played by an actor or actress.
    “she played a lot of leading parts”

    synonyms: role, theatrical role, character, persona, representation, portrayal, depiction
    “one of the boy actors played the part of Juliet”
  • the words and directions to be learned and performed by an actor in a role.
    “she was memorizing a part”
    synonyms: lines, words, script, dialogue, speech, libretto, book, lyrics, score
    “I don’t care how long he’s had to learn the part”
  • Music
    a melody or other constituent of harmony assigned to a particular voice or instrument in a musical work.
    “he coped well with the percussion part”
  • 4. the contribution made by someone or something to an action or situation.
    “he played a key part in ending the revolt”
    synonyms: involvement, role, function, hand, job, task, work, responsibility, capacity, post,

    position, office, participation, bit, contribution, concern, province
    “he was jailed for his part in the affair”
  • the appropriate or expected behaviour in a particular role or situation; one’s duty.
    noun: one’s part; plural noun: one’s parts
    “in such a place his part is to make good”
  • 5. archaic


    6. North American

    a parting in the hair

    “the part in her hair was white and straight”


    verb: part; 3rd person present: parts; past tense: parted; past participle: parted; gerund or present participle: parting

    1. (of two things) move away from each other.
    “his lips parted in a smile”

    divide to leave a central space.

    “at that moment the mist parted”

    synonyms: separate, divide, divide in two, split, split in two, break up; move apart;
    “the curtains parted and the show began”
    antonyms: join

    2. leave someone’s company.
    “there was a good deal of kissing before we parted”

    synonyms: leave, take one’s leave, say goodbye/farewell/adieu, say one’s goodbyes, say/make
    one’s farewells, separate, break up, go one’s (separate) ways, take oneself off, set off, be on one’s way, go, go away, get going, depart, be off; informal split, push off, hit the road, skedaddle, scram, shove off
    “if we part like this I may never see him again”

    antonyms: arrive, meet

    3. give up possession of; hand over.
    “even quite small companies parted with large sums”

    synonyms: give up, relinquish, forgo, surrender, hand over, deliver up, let go of, renounce, give
    away, dispose of, discard, abandon, sacrifice, yield, cede
    “she had no wish to part with any of her land”

    antonyms: acquire
    4. separate (the hair of the head on either side of the parting) with a comb.
    “his hair was centrally parted”


    adverb: part

    1. to some extent; partly (often used to contrast different parts of something).
    “the city is now part slum, part consumer paradise”

    synonyms: to a certain extent/degree, to a limited extent/degree, to some extent/degree, partly,
    partially, in part, half, in some measure, relatively, comparatively, moderately, (up) to a point, a little, somewhat;
    not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, incompletely, nearly, very nearly, almost, just about, all but;
    slightly, barely, scarcely, fractionally, inadequately, insufficiently, not nearly
    “the engine components can be supplied part finished”

    antonyms: completely