part

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noun
1 piece, area, period, division, etc. of sth
ADJECTIVE
big, good, greater, huge, large, major, significant, substantial

We spent a good part of the day rehearsing.

The greater part of the building has been refurbished.

minor, small
equal

Cut it into four equal parts.

important, main, principal
basic, central, critical, crucial, essential, fundamental, key, necessary, vital
integral, intrinsic
interchangeable
best, worst

The worst part was having to wait three hours.

early

In the early part of his career he worked in India.

latter

the latter part of the century

first, last, middle, second
upper, uppermost

the upper part of the spine

lower
inner, outer
anterior (technical), front
back, posterior (technical)
northern, southern, etc.
remote
different, distinct, various
separate
inseparable
component, constituent

Break it down into its constituent parts.

body
difficult, hard, tough, tricky

I gave up once I got to the hard part.

easy
fun

Now comes the fun part.

scary
funny
sad

The sad part was that he didn't really care.

interesting
VERB + PART
comprise, constitute, fall into, form

The book falls into three distinct parts.

break sth down into, divide sth into, split sth into
PREPOSITION
in part

Your salary depends in part on your qualifications.

The movie is good in parts.

a serial in four parts

part of

Part of me wants to stay and part of me doesn't.

PHRASES
the parts of the body
foreign parts (esp. BrE)

They're always off to foreign parts.

private parts (= sexual organs)
2 a piece of a machine
ADJECTIVE
replacement, spare

Where can I get spare parts for my bike?

auto (esp. AmE), automotive (esp. AmE), car, motorcycle
moving
VERB + PART
manufacture
assemble
PART + NOUN
parts dealer, parts maker, parts supplier

an auto parts maker

number

The adaptors being recalled contain the part number 02K65 on their labels.

3 role in a play, film/movie, etc.
ADJECTIVE
big
bit, small, walk-on
speaking
VERB + PART
act, have, play, take
sing

Annette Markert sings the part of Medea.

learn
fit

Walken stars as Shannon and he fits the part well.

PREPOSITION
in the part

He's very good in the part.

part of

She played the part of Juliet.

PHRASES
act the part, dress the part, look the part

He acts and dresses the part of a gentleman.

He was a pirate in the school play and certainly looked the part.

4 share in an activity, event, etc.
ADJECTIVE
big, huge, leading, major

Luck played a big part in it.

minor
central, significant, vital
active
VERB + PART
have

He had no part in the scam.

do, play, take

She did her part in bringing them back together.

PREPOSITION
part in

They took little part in the discussion.

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verb
Part is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑cloud, ↑crowd, ↑curtain, ↑lip
Part is used with these nouns as the object: ↑lip, ↑way
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adj.
Part is used with these nouns: ↑owner, ↑payment

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  • part — part …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • part — 1. (par ; l Académie dit que le t se prononce ; c est une erreur ; ceux qui usent de ce mot, les légistes et les médecins, ne prononcent pas le t) s. m. 1°   Terme de jurisprudence. L enfant dont une femme vient d accoucher.    Exposition de part …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • part — PART. s. m. L enfant dont une femme vient d accoucher. Il n est guere en usage qu en terme de Droit. Suppression de part. supposition de part. Part. s. f. Portion de quelque chose qui se divise entre plusieurs. Il y a tant de bien, il en faut… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • part — Part, Partus a pariendo. Part, et portion, Portio, Pars. Avoir part et portion, In societatem venire. Avoir part aux louanges, Participare laudes. Je y ay ma part, Est aliqua mea pars virilis. Qui n a nulle part, Exempt, Expers, Exors. Selon ma… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Part — (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Part of Me — «Part of Me» Сингл Кэти Перри из альбома …   Википедия

  • part — part1 [pärt] n. [ME < OE & OFr, both < L pars (gen. partis) < IE base * per , to sell, hand over in sale, make equal > L par, equal, parare, to equate] 1. a portion or division of a whole; specif., a) any of several equal portions,… …   English World dictionary

  • part# — part n Part, portion, piece, detail, member, division, section, segment, sector, fraction, fragment, parcel are comparable when they mean something which is less than the whole but which actually is or is considered as if apart from the rest of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • part — ► NOUN 1) a piece or segment which is combined with others to make up a whole. 2) some but not all of something. 3) a specified fraction of a whole. 4) a measure allowing comparison between the amounts of different ingredients used in a mixture.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Part — (p[aum]rt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parting}.] [F. partir, L. partire, partiri, p. p. partitus, fr. pars, gen. partis, a part. See {Part}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PÄRT (A.) — PÄRT ARVO (1935 ) Le compositeur Arvo Pärt naît le 11 septembre 1935 à Paide, en Estonie. Élève de Heino Eller, il sort diplômé du Conservatoire de Tallinn en 1963. Pour gagner sa vie, il travaille comme ingénieur puis comme directeur du son à la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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