Definition of part

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • part is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • part is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • part is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of part


  • the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. contribution
    2. share
  • the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group (noun)

    Examples

    1. the government must do its part

    Synonyms

    1. function
    2. office
    3. role
  • to some extent; in some degree; not wholly (adverb)

    Examples

    1. I felt partly to blame
    2. He was partially paralyzed

    Synonyms

    1. in part
    2. partially
    3. partly
  • assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. percentage
    2. portion
    3. share
  • a portion of a natural object (noun)

    Examples

    1. they analyzed the river into three parts

    Synonyms

    1. piece
  • something less than the whole of a human artifact (noun)

    Examples

    1. the rear part of the house
    2. glue the two parts together

    Synonyms

    1. portion
  • one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole (noun)

    Examples

    1. the written part of the exam

    Synonyms

    1. division
    2. section
  • discontinue an association or relation; go different ways (verb)

    Examples

    1. The business partners broke over a tax question

    Synonyms

    1. break
    2. break up
    3. separate
    4. split
    5. split up
  • the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music (noun)

    Examples

    1. he tried to sing the tenor part

    Synonyms

    1. voice
  • force, take, or pull apart (verb)

    Examples

    1. Moses parted the Red Sea

    Synonyms

    1. disunite
    2. divide
    3. separate
  • an item that is an instance of some type (noun)

    Examples

    1. my dog swallowed a Lego part

    Synonyms

    1. piece
  • a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions (noun)

    Examples

    1. his part was right in the middle

    Synonyms

    1. parting
  • leave (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. depart
    2. set forth
    3. set off
    4. set out
    5. start
    6. start out
    7. take off
  • the extended spatial location of something (noun)

    Examples

    1. religions in all parts of the world

    Synonyms

    1. region
  • go one's own way; move apart (verb)

    Examples

    1. The friends separated after the party

    Synonyms

    1. separate
    2. split
  • something determined in relation to something that includes it (noun)

    Examples

    1. he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself

    Synonyms

    1. component
    2. component part
    3. constituent
    4. portion
  • an actor's portrayal of someone in a play (noun)

    Examples

    1. she played the part of Desdemona

    Synonyms

    1. character
    2. persona
    3. role
    4. theatrical role
  • come apart (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. divide
    2. separate
  • that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation (noun)

    Examples

    1. it requires vigilance on our part
    2. they resisted every effort on his part

See definition of part in Merriam Webster

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