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[v] move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon"
[v] go away or leave
[v] leave; "The family took off for Florida"
[v] wander from a direct or straight course
[v] remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
[v] be at variance with; be out of line with

Antonyms

come, come up, conform, stay

Misc. Definitions

\De*part"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Departed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Departing}.] [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. d['e]partir to divide, distribute, se d['e]partir 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. 2
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5. To quit this world; to die. Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace. --Luke ii. 2
9. {To depart with}, to resign; to part with. [Obs.] --Shak.
\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.
\De*part"\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]part, fr. d['e]partir.]
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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