In a Lynx, however, Harry could take part in reconnaissance missions and transport passengers.
Close was so distraught by the alteration that she initially refused to take part in the re-shoot.
A sold-out crowd of 800 (mostly) women packed the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio to take part in the event.
Islamic political movements are free to take part in the country's free elections.
Some of them do it because popular culture has celebrated such posturing and has financially rewarded those who take part in it.
It is much to be regretted that the British government has declined all invitations to take part in this great international work.
Then you began to take part in local politics and to accumulate ambitions.
The two ladies settled down to await the beginning of the figure dance, in which the Duke himself was to take part.
I wish I could be with you and take part of your punishment.
No man or woman who had the least thing objectionable in character or reputation might take part.
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.