Synonyms for (noun) part

Synonyms: part, office, function, role

Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role

Similar words: duty

Definition: work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons

Usage: the duties of the job


Synonyms: part, share, contribution

Definition: the part played by a person in bringing about a result

Usage: I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project; they all did their share of the work

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try


Synonyms: part, portion

Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact

Usage: the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects


Synonyms: part, parting

Definition: a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions

Usage: his part was right in the middle

Similar words: line

Definition: a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent


Synonyms: part

Definition: that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation

Usage: it requires vigilance on our part; they resisted every effort on his part

Similar words: concern

Definition: something that interests you because it is important or affects you

Usage: the safety of the ship is the captain's concern


Synonyms: part, section, division

Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

Usage: the written part of the exam; the finance section of the company; the BBC's engineering division

Similar words: concept, conception, construct

Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances


Synonyms: persona, part, role, theatrical role, character

Definition: an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

Usage: she played the part of Desdemona

Similar words: portrayal, personation, enactment, characterization

Definition: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture


Synonyms: part, voice

Definition: the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music

Usage: he tried to sing the tenor part

Similar words: line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, air, strain, tune

Definition: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

Usage: she was humming an air from Beethoven


Synonyms: region, part

Definition: the extended spatial location of something

Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Similar words: location

Definition: a point or extent in space


Synonyms: part, piece

Definition: a portion of a natural object

Usage: they analyzed the river into three parts; he needed a piece of granite

Similar words: thing

Definition: a separate and self-contained entity


Synonyms: share, percentage, part, portion

Definition: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

Usage: he wanted his share in cash

Similar words: assets

Definition: anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company


Synonyms: part, portion, constituent, component, component part

Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it

Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton

Similar words: relation

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

Synonyms for (verb) part

Synonyms: disunite, divide, part, separate

Definition: force, take, or pull apart

Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: divide, separate, part

Definition: come apart

Usage: The two pieces that we had glued separated

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off

Definition: leave

Usage: The family took off for Florida

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth

Definition: go away from a place

Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight


Synonyms: part, split, separate

Definition: go one's own way; move apart

Usage: The friends separated after the party

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right