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Definition of Depart

Depart

  1. To part; to divide; to separate.
  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.
  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.
  4. To pass away; to perish.
  5. To quit this world; to die.
  6. To part thoroughly; to dispart; to divide; to separate.
  7. To divide in order to share; to apportion.
  8. To leave; to depart from.
  9. Division; separation, as of compound substances into their ingredients.
  10. A going away; departure; hence, death.

Depart Quotations

One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.
Tryon Edwards

So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.
Nicolaus Copernicus

If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.
H. L. Mencken

Airports in major cities, like LAX, are trippy environments. It is at once a national and international gathering of those in transition: The euphoric, emerging from planes, their journey at an end, and the determined, about to depart.
Henry Rollins

Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.
Seneca
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Depart Translations

depart in Afrikaans is vertrek
depart in Dutch is op reis gaan, afreizen
depart in French is partent, partez, partir, partons
depart in German is abreisen, Abreisen {n}
depart in Latin is egredior, discedo, proficuus
depart in Portuguese is parta, afastar-se
depart in Spanish is partir
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