part

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part is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
part

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
part

Plural
parts

  1. A part of something is one piece of it or a small amount of it.
    As a part of this team, you need to come to practice regularly.
    Part of the page was gone, so I couldn't read it.
    I don't have the right part to fix your computer, but we've ordered it.

Verb[change]

Plain form
part

Third-person singular
parts

Past tense
parted

Past participle
parted

Present participle
parting

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If A and B part, they were together and now they are not.
    My wife and I parted after our son died.
    We didn't want to part with the house, but we had to sell it.
    He parted the leaves and looked up at the bird.