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Adjective: parted  paa(r)-tid
  1. Having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
Verb: part  paa(r)t
  1. Go one's own way; move apart
    "The friends parted after the party";
    - separate, split
  2. Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    "The couple parted after 25 years of marriage";
    - separate, split up, split, break, break up
  3. Head for somewhere else
    "The family parted for Florida";
    - depart, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off
  4. Come apart
    "The two pieces that we had glued parted";
    - separate, divide
  5. Force, take, or pull apart
    "Moses parted the Red Sea";
    - separate, disunite, divide

See also: compound, part with

Type of: change, displace, go away, go forth, leave, move

Encyclopedia: Parted