1. component part, part, portion, component, constituent (noun)
something determined in relation to something that includes it.
an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together.
the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists.
the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots.
an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole.
anything that belongs to a set or class.
a part of a part.
2. part, Split, separate (verb)
go one's own way; move apart.
move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion.
3. part, partially, partly (adverb)
in part; in some degree; not wholly.
4. break up, part, Split, split up, separate, break (verb)
discontinue an association or relation; go different ways.
break with verb
end a relationship.
5. part, portion (noun)
something less than the whole of a human artifact.
a part that is joined to something larger.
the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers.
the narrow part of a bottle near the top.
a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end).
a part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out.
the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip.
the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible.
a small part or item forming a piece of a whole.
(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft.
the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes.
the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm.
either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip.
a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form.
the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes).
a separate part of a whole.
a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press.
a part of a machine that supports or guides another part.
(golf) the part of a clubhead farthest from the shaft.
the rear part of the stage.
the part of a building above the ground floor.
the remaining parts of something that has been wrecked.
6. take off, set forth, set off, start out, depart, part, set out, start (verb)
7. part, piece (noun)
a portion of a natural object.
a separate and self-contained entity.
body part noun
any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity.
the main part of an organ or other bodily structure.
a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal.
the bottom or lowest part.
a projecting part where two sides or edges meet.
the part of a continent that is stable and forms the central mass of the continent; typically Precambrian.
a piece cut off from the main part of something.
a piece broken off or cut off of something else.
one of the parts into which something naturally divides.
a thin flat piece cut off of some object.
a relatively long narrow piece of something.
a part of the earth that can be considered separately.
8. divide, part, separate (verb)
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature.
form into subdivisions.
divide from the main body or mass and collect.
divide or split up.
divide unfairly and to one's advantage; of voting districts.
9. part (noun)
that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation.
something that interests you because it is important or affects you.
10. disunite, separate, part, divide (verb)
force, take, or pull apart.
make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten.
separate with or as if with an instrument.
to separate or be separated by force.
separate (meat) at the joint.
separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin.
separate from a clinch, in boxing.
11. region, part (noun)
the extended spatial location of something.
a point or extent in space.
the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist.
(usually plural) the deepest and most remote part.
interplanetary space noun
the part of outer space within the solar system.
interstellar space noun
the space between stars.
the region inside the heliopause containing the sun and solar system.
intergalactic space noun
the space between galaxies.
deep space noun
any region in space outside the solar system.
the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole.
an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found.
the lowest part of anything.
(United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government.
a distant region.
the outermost or farthest region or point.
the outer region of the Earth's atmosphere; contains a high concentration of free electrons.
a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another.
a circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius.
a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location.
the region above the ground.
the upper part of anything.
a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes.
the southeastern part of Papua New Guinea.
a region of southeastern Pakistan.
black hole noun
a region of space resulting from the collapse of a star; extremely high gravitational field.
12. role, function, office, part (noun)
the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group.
work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons.
13. persona, theatrical role, role, character, part (noun)
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play.
a serious (or tragic) role in a play.
the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem.
the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play.
the main good female character in a work of fiction.
14. share, percentage, portion, part (noun)
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group.
anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company.
a portion of something (especially money).
a share that has been dispensed or distributed.
a share of money or food or clothing that has been charitably given.
a portion of something divided into shares.
a fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity).
an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period).
a promised or claimed share of loot or money.
profit sharing noun
a system in which employees receive a share of the net profits of the business.
a share of the profits.
15. division, section, part (noun)
one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole.
one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided.
the first part or section of something.
an intermediate part or section.
a final part or section.
high point noun
the most enjoyable part of a given experience.
(tennis) a division of play during which one player serves.
first period noun
the first division into which the play of a game is divided.
second period noun
the second division into which the play of a game is divided.
final period noun
the final division into which the play of a game is divided.
one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval.
(ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games.
(football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided.
(cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch.
16. parting, part (noun)
a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions.
a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.
17. part, voice (noun)
the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music.
the principal part of a duet (especially a piano duet).
the second or lower part of a duet (especially a piano duet).
voice part noun
a part written for a singer.
18. contribution, share, part (noun)
the part played by a person in bringing about a result.
the part you are expected to play.
part music (noun)
vocal music for several voices in independent parts (usually performed without accompaniment)
part name (noun)
a word that names a part of a larger whole
part of speech (noun)
one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
part to whole relation (noun)
the semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole
part with (verb)
give up what is not strictly needed
part-of-speech tagger (noun)
a tagging program whose labels indicate a word's part of speech
a person who owns something in common with others
singing with three or more voice parts
involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity
someone who works less than the customary or standard time
have some of the qualities or attributes of something
partake in (verb)
be active in
someone who has or gives or receives a part or a share
parted (adjective satellite)
having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
parted leaf (noun)
a leaf having margins incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes