[pɑːt] or [pɑrt]


(noun.) something less than the whole of a human artifact; 'the rear part of the house'; 'glue the two parts together'.

(noun.) a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; 'his part was right in the middle'.

(noun.) that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; 'it requires vigilance on our part'; 'they resisted every effort on his part'.

(noun.) one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; 'the written part of the exam'; 'the finance section of the company'; 'the BBC's engineering division'.

(noun.) the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; 'he tried to sing the tenor part'.

(noun.) a portion of a natural object; 'they analyzed the river into three parts'; 'he needed a piece of granite'.

(noun.) something determined in relation to something that includes it; 'he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself'; 'I read a portion of the manuscript'; 'the smaller component is hard to reach'; 'the animal constituent of plankton'.

手打:内蒂--From WordNet


(n.) One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.

(n.) An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient.

(n.) A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element.

(n.) A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; -- usually in the plural with a collective sense.

(n.) Quarter; region; district; -- usually in the plural.

(n.) Such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12; -- the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure.

(n.) That which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office.

(n.) One of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction.

(n.) A particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life. See To act a part, under Act.

(n.) One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.

(n.) To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.

(n.) To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.

(n.) To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.

(n.) Hence: To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.

(n.) To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.

(n.) To leave; to quit.

(v. i.) To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.

(v. i.) To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; -- often with from.

(v. i.) To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; -- followed by with or from.

(v. i.) To have a part or share; to partake.

(adv.) Partly; in a measure.



n. [1]. Piece, portion, fraction, section, division, subdivision.[2]. Member, organ, constituent, element, component, ingredient.[3]. Share, allotment, lot, dividend.[4]. Business, charge, duty, office, function.[5]. Side, party, interest, concern, faction.

v. a. [1]. Divide, sever, dissever, sunder, dismember, subdivide, break, break in pieces, tear asunder.[2]. Disunite, separate, disjoin, disconnect, detach, dissociate, keep apart, hold apart.[3]. Apportion, allot, share, distribute, parcel out, deal out.

v. n. [1]. Be broken, be parted, be divided, become separated, go asunder.[2]. Quit each other, take leave, bid farewell.[3]. Depart, go away, set out.




SYN:Portion, piece, fragment, fraction, division, member, constituent, element,ingredient, share, lot, concern, interest, participation, side, party,interest, faction, behalf, duty

ANT:Whole, completeness, entirety, integrity, totality, mass_bulk, body, compound,transaction, affair



n. something less than the whole: a portion: a quantity or number making up with others a larger quantity or number: a fraction: a member or essential part of a whole: a proportional quantity: one's share: interest: side or party: action: character taken by an actor in a play: (math.) a quantity which taken a certain number of times will equal a larger quantity: an exact divisor: (mus.) one of the melodies of a harmony: (pl.) qualities: talents.—v.t. to divide: to make into parts: to put or keep asunder.—v.i. to be separated: to be torn asunder: to have a part or share.—adj. Part′ed (Shak.) endowed with parts or abilities: (bot.) deeply cleft as a leaf.—n. Part′er.—adv. Part′ly in part: in some degree.—Part of speech (gram.) one of the various classes of words.—For my part as far as concerns me; For the most part commonly; In bad or ill part unfavourably; In good part favourably; Take part in to share or to assist in; Take part with to take one's side.





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