from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Separated or divided into parts.
  • adjective Being or kept apart; separated.
  • adjective Botany Cleft almost to the base, so as to have distinct divisions or lobes.
  • adjective Deceased.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Departed; deceased; dead.
  • Endowed with parts or abilities.
  • In botany, cleft or divided nearly to the base, as leaves. Also partite.
  • In heraldry, same as party
  • Having a part or character in a play allotted to (one): as, the leading man was badly parted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Separated; divided.
  • adjective obsolete Endowed with parts or abilities.
  • adjective (Bot.) Cleft so that the divisions reach nearly, but not quite, to the midrib, or the base of the blade; -- said of a leaf, and used chiefly in composition

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of part.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes


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