Noun Definition

part

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

"His part was right in the middle"

Category: General

2.Definition: a portion of a natural object

"They analyzed the river into three parts", "He needed a piece of granite"

Related Noun(s):piece

Category: Objects

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

"She played the part of Desdemona"

Related Noun(s):character, role, persona

Category: General

4.Definition: an item that is an instance of some type

"He designed a new piece of equipment", "She bought a lovely piece of china", "My dog swallowed a Lego part"

Related Noun(s):piece

Category: Objects

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

Related Noun(s):percentage, share, portion

Category: General

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

"The written part of the exam", "The finance section of the company", "The BBC's engineering division"

Related Noun(s):section, division

Category: General

7.Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it

"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"

Related Noun(s):constituent, component, portion

Category: General

8.Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact

"The rear part of the house", "Glue the two parts together"

Related Noun(s):portion

Category: Objects

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

"It requires vigilance on our part", "They resisted every effort on his part"

Category: General

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

"The function of a teacher", "The government must do its part", "Play its role"

Related Noun(s):office, function, role

Category: General

11.Definition: the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result

Related Noun(s):share, contribution

Category: General

12.Definition: the extended spatial location of something

"The farming regions of France", "Religions in all parts of the world", "Regions of outer space"

Related Noun(s):region

Category: Places

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

"He tried to sing the tenor part"

Related Noun(s):voice

Category: General