Before we parted, he reminded me once again as I was walking to my car to read ‘Why Men Love War.’
When Kathleen Parker parted ways with CNN in February, the show was reborn as In the Arena, with only Spitzer at the helm.
When they parted ways, he and Bulger “shook hands and he said he would be in touch.”
Antonia wore black plastic-framed eyeglasses and parted her long dark hair down the middle.
And then, when I was really young, I had long hair that was parted in the middle—real smooth-looking.
I said if that was her idear of a joke, the quicker we parted the sooner.
I paid him the balance of wages due him, and we parted with a hearty shake of hands.
“You will not be parted from them, dear,” kindly suggested 270 Mrs. Force.
She then commenced the narrative of her adventures from the time she had parted with Miss Fanny.
Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
mid-13c., "division, portion of a whole," from Old French part "share, portion; character; power, dominion; side, way, path," from Latin partem (nominative pars) "a part, piece, a share, a division; a party or faction; a part of the body; a fraction; a function, office," related to portio "share, portion," from PIE root *pere- "to assign, allot" (cf. Greek peprotai "it has been granted," Sanskrit purtam "reward," Hittite parshiya- "fraction, part").
It has replaced native deal (n.) in most senses. Theatrical sense (late 15c.) is from an actor's "share" in a performance (The Latin plural partis was used in the same sense). Meaning "the parting of the hair" is 1890, American English.
As an adjective from 1590s. Late Old English part "part of speech" did not survive and the modern word is considered a separate borrowing. Phrase for the most part is from late 14c. To take part "participate" is from late 14c.
c.1200, "to divide into parts; separate oneself," from Old French partir "to divide, separate" (10c.), from Latin partire, partere "to share, part, distribute, divide," from pars (see part (n.)).
Sense of "to separate (someone from someone else)" is from early 14c.; that of "to take leave" is from early 15c. Meaning "to separate the hair" is attested from 1610s. Related: Parted; parting. To part with "surrender" is from c.1300.
A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided.
An organ, a member, or another division of an organism.
An anatomical part; pars.
parts The external genitalia.