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Depart is sometimes a misspelling of departure.

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Definition of the verb depart

What does depart mean as a doing word?

Depart is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: departed | departing | departs

  1. move away from a place into another direction
  2. be at variance with; be out of line with
  3. leave
  4. go away or leave
  5. remove oneself from an association with or participation in
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb]He resigned
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source]I resigned my position
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] from [Source, not sentential clause]I resigned from the military

      Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): abdicate, leave, quit, renounce, resign, retire, vacate, withdraw.

    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of depart: leave / pull up stakes
    • more generic word: change = undergo a change; become different in essence
    • more specific terms:
  6. wander from a direct or straight course

Alternative definition of the verb depart


  1. [intransitive] To leave; to set out on a journey.
  2. [intransitive] To die.
  3. [intransitive] To deviate (from).
  4. [transitive, now rare] To go away from; to leave.
  5. [obsolete, transitive] To divide up; to distribute, share.
  6. [obsolete, transitive] To separate, part.


Depart is a musical group.


  1. "Depart" a.k.a. "Départ" is a musical album of Azimuth & Ralph Towner.
    • released in (36 years ago)
  2. "Depart" is a musical album of Sonic Front.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  3. "Depart" a.k.a. "Départ" is a composition.
  4. "Depart" is a musical single of Bodi Bill.
    • released on (7 years ago)


  1. "Depart" is a 2012 short animated fantasy film directed by Blake Williams.
  2. "Depart" a.k.a. "Departure" is a 1981 short film directed by Dominique Loreau and Phil Simon.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Depart

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Google previewJohn Calvin's Commentaries On Genesis 24 - 50 (Annotated Edition) (2012)

by John Calvin

Certainly the word depart means nothing else ...

Google previewLean Distribution (2012)

Applying Lean Manufacturing to Distribution, Logistics, and Supply Chain by Kirk D. Zylstra

An estimated time to depart is the best case, using an assumed commute time and whatever amount of safety time the particular driver is comfortable with, but in no case does a driver realistically expect to know exactly when to leave to arrive ...

Google previewA History of the Doctrine of the Holy Eucharist (2007)

by Darwell Stone

Further, that before the use immediately after the consecration and after the use that which is kept in the holy pyxes for the reception of those who are about to depart is the real body of the Lord, and not in any respect different from it; so that ...

Google previewHandbook of African Educational Theories and Practices: A Generative Teacher Education Curriculum (2012)

by A. Bame Nsamenang

The overarching point de depart is that Education predated schooling, that it is a lot broader and deeper than schooling, and that its primary purpose is intergenerational transmission of cultural heritage. Africa happens to be the only region of ...

Google previewVines Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor

DEPART (a) Compounds of ago. 1. anago (Övöy(0, 321), lit., “to lead up” (ana ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: The Arab world (1999)

by Don Rubin

Readers: Abdullah Benahnia (Professor, English and Curriculum Development, English Depart— ment, Institute of Public Administration, Riyadh, Saudi ...

Google previewRaupo Pocket Dictionary Of Modern Maori (2009)

by P M Ryan

move, motion, depart, travel haere atugo away, farewell, depart haere hāngai direct ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

Partial digestible energy values (DEpart) describe the influence of a dietary substance on the energy digestibility of the whole diet. As such, they represent a more complete picture of the energy intake and excretion associated with ingestion of ...

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Usage statistics about depart

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb depart:


Comparison of usage frequency between the verb depart and its most common antonym:


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Depart Meaning

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Quotes about Depart

The best soundtrack that ever heard
which anyone may depart
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Song of Depart and eternity
you display imaginational journey (Vahid Jahangard)
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Scrabble value of D2E1P3A1R1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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