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Definition of "parted" []

  • 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)
  • Archaic Deceased. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "parted" in a sentence
  • "Knollys was a young English bride, sunny-haired, hopeful-eyed, with lips that parted to make you love them, —parted before they smiled, and all the soft regions of her face broke into attendant dimples."
  • "Grayskin parted from the four old elk, and went on with Karr."
  • "It was before the castle and the title parted company: that is a tale worth telling too! there was little fair play in either! but I will not trouble you with it now."