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Word Example of - depart

    Example Sentences for depart

    Carrie has washed her hands of you; they are preparing to depart.

    When his family were ready to depart, I conveyed them to Buffalo in the Sylvania.

    I depart, and I leave you already wounded,—that is to say, in love.

    Miss Junk departed, and Mrs. Krill said that she was ready to depart.

    The reporter was obliged to depart with no more satisfactory information.

    "I am truly concerned," observed Maurice, who had risen to depart.

    Train up a child according to his way, and even when he is old he will not depart from it.

    I fancy the marchioness intends to depart; I prefer to linger awhile.

    He was closely guarded, and after a court of enquiry was held, he was confined for a time and finally allowed to depart.

    The delicacies of the best of us, moreover, depart at critical junctures.

Word Origin & History of - depart

    Word Origin & History

    depart early 13c., from O.Fr. departir, from L.L. departire "divide" (transitive), from de- "from" + partire "to part, divide," from pars (gen. partis) "a part." As a euphemism for "to die" (to depart this life) it is attested from c.1500. Transitive in Eng. lingers in some senses; the wedding service was till death us depart until 1662.