Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: departir, from partir 'to divide'


1 [intransitive and transitive] to leave, especially when you are starting a journey [↪ departure]
depart from
ocean liners arriving at and departing from the island
depart for
Dorothy departed for Germany last week.
Flights by Air Europe depart Gatwick on Tuesdays.

depart this life

formalMX to die
3 [intransitive] to start to use new ideas or do something in a different way [↪ departure]
depart from
It's revolutionary music; it departs from the old form and structures.
In his speech, the President departed from his text only once.
4 [intransitive and transitive] to leave an organization or job [↪ departure]:
the company's departing chairman

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