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departing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depart  \De*part"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Departed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Departing}.]  [OE.  departen  to  divide,  part  depart,  F. 
  d['e]partir  to  divide,  distribute,  se  d['e]partir  to  separate 
  one's  self  depart;  pref.  d['e]-  (L.  de)  +  partir  to  part 
  depart,  fr  L.  partire  partiri  to  divide,  fr  pars  part 
  See  {Part}.] 
  1.  To  part  to  divide;  to  separate.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  go  forth  or  away  to  quit  leave  or  separate,  as  from 
  a  place  or  a  person;  to  withdraw;  --  opposed  to  arrive;  -- 
  often  with  from  before  the  place  person,  or  thing  left 
  and  for  or  to  before  the  destination. 
 
  I  will  depart  to  mine  own  land.  --Num.  x.  30. 
 
  Ere  thou  from  hence  depart.  --Milton. 
 
  He  which  hath  no  stomach  to  this  fight,  Let  him 
  depart.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  forsake;  to  abandon;  to  desist  or  deviate  (from);  not 
  to  adhere  to  --  with  from  as  we  can  not  depart  from  our 
  rules  to  depart  from  a  title  or  defense  in  legal 
  pleading. 
 
  If  the  plan  of  the  convention  be  found  to  depart 
  from  republican  principles.  --Madison. 
 
  4.  To  pass  away  to  perish. 
 
  The  glory  is  departed  from  Israel.  --1  Sam.  iv 
  21. 
 
  5.  To  quit  this  world;  to  die. 
 
  Lord,  now  lettest  thou  thy  servant  depart  in  peace. 
  --Luke  ii  29. 
 
  {To  depart  with},  to  resign;  to  part  with  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  departing 
  adj  :  that  is  going  out  or  leaving  "the  departing  train";  "an 
  outward  journey";  "outward-bound  ships"  [syn:  {departing(a)}, 
  {outbound},  {outward},  {outward-bound}] 




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