For his part, Mortenson has remained in seclusion and released only opaque statements, mainly through his charity.
That was part of this thing, American Express: Unstaged, where they asked people to direct this livestreamed concert.
Gingrich, for his part, cast himself as a truth-teller against a corrupt establishment.
There’s something about MCs that came from that part of New York in the ‘80s.
That is part of what Memorial Day is all about: remembering.
For my own part, I thought pride in his case an improper subject for raillery.
It was as natural a part of the landscape as the sentinel cactus.
His father—he was a part of myself, he could divine my every thought.
Honour and shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
There is little call for any great skill on the part of the laborer.
mid-13c., "division, portion of a whole," from Old French part "share, portion; character; power, dominion; side, way, path," from Latin partem (nominative pars) "a part, piece, a share, a division; a party or faction; a part of the body; a fraction; a function, office," related to portio "share, portion," from PIE root *pere- "to assign, allot" (cf. Greek peprotai "it has been granted," Sanskrit purtam "reward," Hittite parshiya- "fraction, part").
It has replaced native deal (n.) in most senses. Theatrical sense (late 15c.) is from an actor's "share" in a performance (The Latin plural partis was used in the same sense). Meaning "the parting of the hair" is 1890, American English.
As an adjective from 1590s. Late Old English part "part of speech" did not survive and the modern word is considered a separate borrowing. Phrase for the most part is from late 14c. To take part "participate" is from late 14c.
c.1200, "to divide into parts; separate oneself," from Old French partir "to divide, separate" (10c.), from Latin partire, partere "to share, part, distribute, divide," from pars (see part (n.)).
Sense of "to separate (someone from someone else)" is from early 14c.; that of "to take leave" is from early 15c. Meaning "to separate the hair" is attested from 1610s. Related: Parted; parting. To part with "surrender" is from c.1300.
A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided.
An organ, a member, or another division of an organism.
An anatomical part; pars.
parts The external genitalia.