part Definition

  • 1a piece or segment of something such as an object, activity, or period of time
  • 2a role played by an actor in a performance
  • 3a component of a machine or system that performs a specific function

Using part: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "part" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I need to replace a part of my car engine.

  • Example

    She played the part of Juliet in the school play.

  • Example

    The computer's hard drive is made up of several parts.

  • Example

    He was a part of the team that won the championship.

part Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for part

Phrases with part

  • participate in or become involved in an activity or event


    I'm planning to take part in the charity run next month.

  • an essential or integral part of something


    Stress is part and parcel of working in a high-pressure environment.

  • play a part

    to have a role or influence in a particular situation


    The weather played a big part in the success of the outdoor concert.

Origins of part

from Old English 'part', meaning 'a part or division of a whole'


Summary: part in Brief

The term 'part' [pɑːt] refers to a piece or segment of something, such as an object, activity, or period of time. It can also refer to a role played by an actor or a component of a machine or system. Common phrases include 'take part in,' 'part and parcel,' and 'play a part.'

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