AskDefine | Define depart

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1 move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon" [syn: go, go away] [ant: come]
2 be at variance with; be out of line with [syn: deviate, vary, diverge] [ant: conform]
3 leave; "The family took off for Florida" [syn: part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off]
4 go away or leave [syn: take leave, quit] [ant: stay]
5 remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes" [syn: leave, pull up stakes]
6 wander from a direct or straight course [syn: sidetrack, digress, straggle]

User Contributed Dictionary



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  1. To leave
  2. To die
  3. To deviate
  4. To go away from; to leave (somewhere or someone)



to leave
to die
to deviate
to go away from

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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