Definition of depart in English:

depart

Line breaks: de¦part
Pronunciation: /dɪˈpɑːt
 
/

verb

[no object]

Phrases

depart this life

archaic Die: he departed this life with a putrid liver
More example sentences
  • Sadly most of them have now departed this life, but they always will be remembered at Foynes.
  • He departed this life on Sunday, 22 April, at 5: 50 pm at his home in the company of his family and friends.
  • We will remember loved ones who have departed this life but we will especially pray for the bereaved to help them through this sad and lonely time of grieving and loss.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French departir, based on Latin dispertire 'to divide'. The original sense was 'separate', also 'take leave of each other', hence 'go away'.

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