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    Definition:
    Depart - (v. i.) To part; to divide; to separate.
    Depart - (v. i.) 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.
    Depart - (v. i.) 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.
    Depart - (v. i.) To pass away; to perish.
    Depart - (v. i.) To quit this world; to die.
    Depart - (v. t.) To part thoroughly; to dispart; to divide; to separate.
    Depart - (v. t.) To divide in order to share; to apportion.
    Depart - (v. t.) To leave; to depart from.
    Depart - (n.) Division; separation, as of compound substances into their ingredients.
    Depart - (n.) A going away; departure; hence, death.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Departed - (imp. & p. p.) of Depart
    Departing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Depart
    Departable - (a.) Divisible.
    Departer - (n.) One who refines metals by separation.
    Departer - (n.) One who departs.
    Department - (v. i.) Act of departing; departure.
    Department - (v. i.) A part, portion, or subdivision.
    Department - (v. i.) A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province.
    Department - (v. i.) Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instruction; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
    Department - (v. i.) A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the Department of the Loire.
    Department - (v. i.) A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
    Departmental - (a.) Pertaining to a department or division.
    Departure - (n.) Division; separation; putting away.
    Departure - (n.) Separation or removal from a place; the act or process of departing or going away.
    Departure - (n.) Removal from the present life; death; decease.
    Departure - (n.) Deviation or abandonment, as from or of a rule or course of action, a plan, or a purpose.
    Departure - (n.) The desertion by a party to any pleading of the ground taken by him in his last antecedent pleading, and the adoption of another.
    Departure - (n.) The distance due east or west which a person or ship passes over in going along an oblique line.
    Misdepart - (v. t.) To distribute wrongly.
    Subdepartment - (n.) A subordinate department; a bureau. See the Note under Bureau.
    Undepartable - (a.) Incapable of being parted; inseparable.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Depart - v. 1 a (often foll. By from) go away; leave. B (usu. Foll. By for) start; set out. 2 (usu. Foll. By from) deviate (departs from good taste). 3 esp. Formal or literary leave by death; die (departed this life). [latin dispertio divide]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Casualty department - n. Part of a hospital where casualties are dealt with.
    Departed - adj. Bygone. n. (prec. By the) euphem. Dead person or people.
    Department - n. 1 separate part of a complex whole, esp.: a a branch of administration (housing department). B a division of a school, college, etc., by subject (physics department). C a section of a large store (hardware department). 2 colloq. Area of special expertise. 3 administrative district, esp. In france. [french: related to *depart]
    Departmental - adj. Of a department. departmentally adv.
    Department store - n. Large shop with many departments.
    Departure - n. 1 departing. 2 (often foll. By from) deviation (from the truth, a standard, etc.). 3 (often attrib.) Departing of a train, aircraft, etc. (departure lounge). 4 new course of action or thought (driving is rather a departure for him).
    Interdepartmental - adj. Concerning more than one department.
    Personnel department - n. Part of an organization concerned with the appointment, training, and welfare of employees.

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