De*part" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Departed; p. pr. & vb. n. Departing.] [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. d'epartir to divide, distribute, se d'epartir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d'e- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]

1.

To part; to divide; to separate.

[Obs.]

Shak.

2.

To go forth or away; to quit, leave, or separate, as from a place or a person; to withdraw; -- opposed to arrive; -- often with from before the place, person, or thing left, and for or to before the destination.

I will depart to mine own land. Num. x. 30.

Ere thou from hence depart. Milton.

He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart. Shak.

3.

To forsake; to abandon; to desist or deviate (from); not to adhere to; -- with from; as, we can not depart from our rules; to depart from a title or defense in legal pleading.

If the plan of the convention be found to depart from republican principles. Madison.

4.

To pass away; to perish.

The glory is departed from Israel. 1 Sam. iv. 21.

5.

To quit this world; to die.

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace. Luke ii. 29.

To depart with, to resign; to part with. [Obs.]

Shak.

 

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De*part", v. t.

1.

To part thoroughly; to dispart; to divide; to separate.

[Obs.]

Till death departed them, this life they lead. Chaucer.

2.

To divide in order to share; to apportion.

[Obs.]

And here is gold, and that full great plentee, That shall departed been among us three. Chaucer.

3.

To leave; to depart from.

"He departed this life." Addison. "Ere I depart his house."

Shak.

 

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De*part", n. [Cf. F. d'epart, fr. d'epartir.]

1.

Division; separation, as of compound substances into their ingredients.

[Obs.]

The chymists have a liquor called water of depart. Bacon.

2.

A going away; departure; hence, death.

[Obs.]

At my depart for France. Shak.

Your loss and his depart. Shak.

 

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