Medical Dictionary Legal Dictionary Financial Dictionary Acronyms Idioms EncyclopediapartNOUNpart (noun) parts (plural noun) one's part (noun) one's parts (plural noun) a piece or segment of something such as an object, activity, or period of time, which combined with other pieces makes up the whole."divide the circle into three equal parts" [more]New content will be added above the current area of focus upon selection"the early part of 1989"synonyms:bit slice chunk lump hunk wedge fragment scrap segment piece portion share proportion percentage fraction division sectionantonyms:whole entiretyan element or constituent that belongs to something and is essential to its nature."I was part of the family"a component of a machine."the production of aircraft parts"synonyms:component bit constituent element unit module ingredienta specified fraction of a whole."they paid a twentieth part of the cost"a division of a book treated as a unit in which a particular topic is discussed.synonyms:section division component volume chapter passage act scene episode installmenta measure allowing comparison between the amounts of different ingredients used in a mixture."repot plants in a mixture of three parts soil, one part sand"some but not all of something."the painting tells only part of the story"a point on or area of something."hold the furthest part of your leg that you can reach"informal(parts)a region, especially one not clearly specified or delimited."they wanted to know why he was loitering in these parts"synonyms:district neighborhood quarter section area region sector zone belt territory locality neck of the woodsa character as represented in a play or movie; a role played by an actor or actress."she played a lot of leading parts" [more]New content will be added above the current area of focus upon selection"he took the part of Prospero"synonyms:role theatrical role character persona representation portrayal depictionthe words and directions to be learned and performed by an actor playing a role."she was memorizing a part"synonyms:lines words script dialog speech libretto book lyrics scoremusica melody or other constituent of harmony assigned to a particular voice or instrument in a musical work."he coped well with the percussion part"synonyms:tune music air strain theme subject line song refrain jingle piecethe contribution made by someone or something to an action or situation."he played a key part in ending the revolt" [more]New content will be added above the current area of focus upon selection"he may be jailed for his part in the robbery" "they were legislating for a future they had no part in"synonyms:involvement role function hand job task work responsibility [more]New content will be added above the current area of focus upon selectioncapacity post position office participation bit contribution concern province contribute to be instrumental in be a factor in be partly responsible for have a hand in be conducive to make for lead to cause give rise to help promote advance further forward oil the wheels of open the door for add to conduce toantonyms:stand in the way ofthe behavior appropriate to or expected of a person in a particular role or situation; a person's duty."in such a place his part is to make good"archaic(parts)abilities.NORTH AMERICANa line of scalp revealed in a person's hair by combing the hair away in opposite directions on either side.(plate) Part - definition of part by The Free Dictionary
1. a portion or division of a whole that is separate or distinct; piece, fraction, or section the rear part of the house. 2. an essential or integral quality. 3. a section or division of a literary work. 4. a portion, member, or organ of an animal body.
Part Definition of Part by Merriam-Webster
Definition of part (Entry 1 of 5) 1 a (1) one of the often indefinite or unequal subdivisions into which something is or is regarded as divided and which together constitute the whole the road was passable only part of the year