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dispart

[dis-pahrt]
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to divide into parts; separate; sunder.
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Origin of dispart

1580–90; apparently < Italian dispartire < Latin dispartīre to part, separate, divide, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + partīre to share out, derivative of part- part
Related formsdis·part·ment, noun
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Historical Examples of dispart

  • Yes, but you have not yet arrived at the dispart of the compass.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

    Captain Frederick Marryat

  • I—I thought on thee, and yet 't was strange, I could not dispart thee from Stephen in my thought.

    Long Will

    Florence Converse

  • Inquire, I beseech, if he seeketh to dispart from that cell?

  • Presently, too, their hands came together, and—such was the swift sympathy between these shapely creatures—did not dispart.

  • The four lovers did right valiantly, that they won praise above all the rest, till evening fell and it was time to dispart.