Synonyms of part in English:

part


See definition of part

noun

1‘the last part of the cake’

SYNONYMS

bit, slice, chunk, lump, hunk, wedge, fragment, scrap, segment, piece

portion, share, proportion, percentage, fraction, division, section

ANTONYMS

whole, entirety

2‘some car parts are now assembled by people working at home’

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component, bit, constituent, element, unit, module, ingredient

3‘some of pigs' body parts are very much like ours’

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organ, limb, member, biological structure

4‘this chapter links the second and third parts of the book’

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section, division, component, volume, chapter, passage, act, scene, episode, instalment

5‘her parents lived in another part of the country’

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district, neighbourhood, quarter, section, area, region, sector, zone, belt, territory, locality

informal neck of the woods

6‘one of the boy actors played the part of Juliet’

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role, theatrical role, character, persona, representation, portrayal, depiction

7‘I don't care how long he's had to learn the part’

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lines, words, script, dialogue, speech, libretto, book, lyrics, score

8‘he was jailed for his part in the affair’

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involvement, role, function, hand, job, task, work, responsibility, capacity, post, position, office, participation, bit, contribution, concern, province


verb

1‘the curtains parted and the show began’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

leave, take one's leave, say adieu, say farewell, say goodbye, say one's goodbyes, make one's farewells, say one's farewells, separate, break up, go one's ways, 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


adjective

1‘a part payment is refundable’

SYNONYMS

incomplete, partial, half, semi-, demi-, near, moderate, limited, slight, inadequate, insufficient, unfinished

ANTONYMS

complete


adverb

1‘the engine components can be supplied part finished’

SYNONYMS

to a certain degree, to a certain extent, to a limited degree, to a limited extent, to some degree, to some extent, partly, partially, in part, half, in some measure, relatively, comparatively, moderately, to a point, up to a point, a little, somewhat

not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, incompletely, nearly, very nearly, almost, just about, all but

slightly, barely, scarcely, fractionally, inadequately, insufficiently, not nearly

ANTONYMS

completely


Phrases

    in part

      ‘inflation is caused in part by indirect tax increases’

      SYNONYMS

      to a certain degree, to a certain extent, to a limited degree, to a limited extent, to some degree, to some extent, partly, partially, half, in some measure, relatively, comparatively, moderately, to a point, up to a point, a little, somewhat

      not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, incompletely

      slightly, fractionally

      informal

      ish

      ANTONYMS

      completely

    on the part of

      ‘there is increased interest in these coins on the part of collectors’

      SYNONYMS

      by, made by, done by, carried out by, caused by, from, in, of

      for which someone is responsible

    take part

      ‘anyone interested is welcome to take part’

      SYNONYMS

      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 party to something, be a party to something, cooperate, help, assist, lend a hand

      informal

      get in on the act, pitch in

    take part in

      ‘the cadets are obliged to take part in adventurous training’

      SYNONYMS

      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 party to, be a party to

    take someone's part

      ‘an attack would drive Count William to take his son's part’

      SYNONYMS

      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 with, ally oneself with, associate oneself with, favour, abet, aid and abet

      ANTONYMS

      turn against

    part company with

      ‘here we will again part company with the consensus’

      SYNONYMS

      disagree with, fail to agree with, express disagreement with, be at odds with, be at variance with, argue with, take issue with

      decline to support, 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’

      SYNONYMS

      give up, relinquish, forgo, surrender, hand over, deliver up, let go of, renounce, give away, dispose of, discard, abandon, sacrifice, yield, cede

      ANTONYMS

      acquire