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part·ing

 (pär′tĭng)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of separating or dividing.
b. The state of being separated or divided.
2. A departure or leave-taking.
adj.
Given, received, or done on departing or separating: a parting gift.
Idiom:
parting of the ways
A point of divergence, especially one of great moment.

parting

(ˈpɑːtɪŋ)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) Brit the line of scalp showing when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions. US, Canadian, and Austral equivalent: part
2. the act of separating or the state of being separated
3.
a. a departure or leave-taking, esp one causing a final separation
b. (as modifier): a parting embrace.
4. a place or line of separation or division
5. (Chemistry) chem a division of a crystal along a plane that is not a cleavage plane
6. a euphemism for death
adj (prenominal)
7. literary departing: the parting day.
8. serving to divide or separate

part•ing

(ˈpɑr tɪŋ)

n.
1. a division; separation.
2. a place of division or separation.
3. departure; leave-taking.
adj.
4. given, taken, or done at parting: a parting glance.
5. departing: the parting day.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parting - the act of departing politelyparting - the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
valediction - the act of saying farewell
2.parting - a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; "his part was right in the middle"
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

parting

noun
1. farewell, departure, goodbye, leave-taking, adieu, valediction It was a dreadfully emotional parting.
2. division, breaking, split, separation, rift, partition, detachment, rupture, divergence Through a parting in the mist, we saw a huddle of buildings.
adjective
1. farewell, last, final, departing, valedictory Her parting words made him feel empty and alone.
parting of the ways divorce, parting, separation, dissolution This is the parting of the ways for the three Baltic republics.
Quotations
"Parting is all we know of heaven,"
"And all we need of hell" [Emily Dickinson `My life closed twice before its close']
"Parting is such sweet sorrow" [William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet]
"The king of Babylon stood at the parting of the ways" Bible: Ezekiel
"Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part,"
"Nay, I have done: you get no more of me,"
"And I am glad, yea glad with all my heart,"
"That thus so cleanly, I myself can free,"
"Shake hands forever, cancel all our vows,"
"And when we meet at any time again,"
"Be it not seen in either of our brows,"
"That we one jot of former love retain" [Michael Drayton Idea: Sonnet 61]
"In every parting there is an image of death" [George Eliot Scenes of Clerical Life]

parting

noun
1. The act or an instance of separating one thing from another:
2. A separation of two or more people:
adjective
Of, done, given, or said on departing:
Translations
الخَط الفاصِل بَين الشَّعْرتَرْك، إنْفِصال، تَوديع، وَداعفُرَاقٌ
loučenípěšinkarozloučení
afskedskilning
lähtö
rastanak
elváláshajválaszték
aîskilnaîurskipting
別れ
출발
pútecrozlúčenie
avsked
การจากกัน
sự chia tay

parting

[ˈpɑːtɪŋ]
A. ADJde despedida
his parting wordssus palabras de despedida
parting shot (fig) → golpe m de gracia
B. N
1. (= separation) → separación f, despedida f
the parting of the ways (fig) → la encrucijada, el momento de la separación
2. (in hair) → raya f
side/centre partingraya f al lado/al medio

parting

[ˈpɑːrtɪŋ]
n
(= separation) → séparation f
George said no more until their final parting → George ne dit plus rien jusqu'à ce qu'ils se séparent pour de bon.
the parting of the Red Sea → l'ouverture de la mer Rouge
(British) (in hair)raie f
adj [words, kiss, gift] → d'adieu

parting

n
Abschied m; parting is such sweet sorrow (prov) → o süßer Abschiedsschmerz!; after the parting of the waysnachdem sich ihre Wege getrennt hatten; is this the parting of the ways then?das ist also das Ende (unserer Beziehung)?; this meeting was the parting of the ways for the Leninists and the Trotskyitesseit dieser Tagung sind die Leninisten und Trotzkisten getrennte Wege gegangen
(Brit: in hair) → Scheitel m
adjAbschieds-, abschließend; a parting present/kissein Abschiedsgeschenk nt/-kuss m; Charles knows all about it already, was her parting shotCharles weiß schon alles, schleuderte sie ihm nach; he made a parting threatzum Abschied stieß er eine Drohung aus; his parting wordsseine Abschiedsworte pl

parting

[ˈpɑːtɪŋ]
1. adj (kiss) → d'addio
his parting words → le sue ultime parole
parting shot (fig) → battuta finale
and with this parting shot he left → e detto ciò se ne andò
2. n
a.separazione f
we have reached the parting of the ways (fig) → a questo punto le nostre strade si dividono
b. (Brit) (in hair) → scriminatura, riga

part

(paːt) noun
1. something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece. We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside.
2. an equal division. He divided the cake into three parts.
3. a character in a play etc. She played the part of the queen.
4. the words, actions etc of a character in a play etc. He learned his part quickly.
5. in music, the notes to be played or sung by a particular instrument or voice. the violin part.
6. a person's share, responsibility etc in doing something. He played a great part in the government's decision.
verb
to separate; to divide. They parted (from each other) at the gate.
ˈparting noun
1. the act of leaving someone, saying goodbye etc. Their final parting was at the station.
2. a line dividing hair brushed in opposite directions on the head.
ˈpartly adverb
to a certain extent but not completely. She was tired, partly because of the journey and partly because of the heat.
ˌpart-ˈtime adjective, adverb
not taking one's whole time; for only a few hours or days a week. a part-time job; She works part-time.
in part
partly. He agreed that he was in part responsible for the accident.
part company
1. to go in different directions. We parted company at the bus-stop.
2. to leave each other or end a friendship, partnership etc.
part of speech
one of the groups into which words are divided (eg noun, verb, adjective etc).
part with
to give away or be separated from. He doesn't like parting with money.
take in good part
to accept without being hurt or offended. He took their jokes in good part.
take someone's part
to support someone (in an argument etc). She always takes his part.
take part in
to be one of a group of people doing something, to take an active share in (eg playing a game, performing a play, holding a discussion etc). He never took part in arguments.

parting

فُرَاقٌ loučení afsked Abschied χωρισμός despedida lähtö séparation rastanak separazione 別れ 출발 afscheid avskjed rozdzielanie despedida, partida отъезд avsked การจากกัน ayrılış sự chia tay 分别
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