Synonyms of part in English:

part

noun

  • 1 the last part of the cake a large part of life is spent at the workplace
    bit, slice, chunk, lump, hunk, wedge, fragment, scrap, segment, piece;
    [Antonyms] whole, entirety
  • 2 some car parts are now assembled by people working at home
  • 3 some of pigs' body parts are very much like ours
    organ, limb, member, biological structure
  • 4 this chapter links the second and third parts of the book
    section, division, component, volume, chapter, passage, act, scene, episode, instalment
  • 5 her parents lived in another part of the country
  • 6 one of the boy actors played the part of Juliet
    role, theatrical role, character, persona, representation, portrayal, depiction
  • 7 I don't care how long he's had to learn the part
    lines, words, script, dialogue, speech, libretto, book, lyrics, score
  • 8 he was jailed for his part in the affair
    involvement, role, function, hand, job, task, work, responsibility, capacity, post, position, office, participation, bit, contribution, concern, province
  • Phrases

    for the most part

    See most

    in part

    inflation is caused in part by indirect tax increases
    [Antonyms] completely
    to a certain extent/degree, to a limited extent/degree, to some extent/degree, partly, partially, half, in some measure, relatively, comparatively, moderately, (up) to a point, a little, somewhat;
    not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, incompletely;
    slightly, fractionally
    informal ish

    on the part of

    there is increased interest in these coins on the part of collectors
    by, made by, done by, carried out by, caused by, from, in, of;
    for which someone is responsible

    in good part

    See good

    take part

    anyone interested is welcome to take part
    participate, join in, get involved, enter, go in for something, throw oneself into something, share in something, play a part, play a role, be a participant, partake, contribute, be associated, associate oneself, have a hand, have something to do with something, be (a) party to something, cooperate, help, assist, lend a hand

    take part in

    the cadets are obliged to take part in adventurous training
    participate in, engage in, enter into, join in, get involved in, go in for, throw oneself into, share in, play a part in, play a role in, be a participant in, partake in, contribute to, be associated with, associate oneself with, have a hand in, have something to do with, be (a) party to

    take someone's part

    an attack would drive Count William to take his son's part
    [Antonyms] turn against
    support, give one's support to, take the side of, side with, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, stick up for, be supportive of, encourage, back, back up, give one's backing to, uphold, be loyal to, defend, come to the defence of, champion, ally (oneself) with, associate oneself with, favour, abet, aid and abet

    verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 the curtains parted and the show began he knelt down and parted the heather with his hands
    separate, divide, divide in two, split, split in two, break up;
    move apart
    rare disjoin
    [Antonyms] join
  • 2 if we part like this I may never see him again
    leave, take one's leave, say goodbye/farewell/adieu, say one's goodbyes, say/make one's farewells, separate, break up, go one's (separate) ways, take oneself off, set off, be on one's way, go, go away, get going, depart, be off
    informal split, push off, hit the road, skedaddle, scram, shove off
    [Antonyms] arrive, meet
  • Phrases

    part company with

    here we will again part company with the consensus
    disagree with, fail to agree with, express disagreement with, be at variance/odds with, argue with, take issue with;
    decline/refuse to support, not ratify, protest against, object to, dispute, challenge, quibble over

    part with

    she had no wish to part with any of her land
    [Antonyms] acquire

    adjective

    Back to top  
  • a part payment is refundable
    incomplete, partial, half, semi-, demi-, near, moderate, limited, slight, inadequate, insufficient, unfinished
    [Antonyms] complete
  • adverb

    Back to top  
  • the engine components can be supplied part finished
    to a certain extent/degree, to a limited extent/degree, to some extent/degree, partly, partially, in part, half, in some measure, relatively, comparatively, moderately, (up) to a point, a little, somewhat;
    not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, incompletely, nearly, very nearly, almost, just about, all but;
    [Antonyms] completely
  • Definition of part in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day flagitious
    Pronunciation: fləˈdʒɪʃəs
    adjective
    (of a person or their actions) criminal; villainous