Silver State casino bosses were told to part company with Cuba or face the consequences.
I shall think that you are making 'a plant' for me, and that's the reason you wish to part company now.
Too late their eyes are opened; they were taken unawares and desire to part company.
But now our history must part company with Frederick Barnet and his barge-load of hungry and starving men.
At any rate, after some hot, unbrotherly language, we agreed to part company.
After Pat had been rolled sufficiently he recovered but Margaret and Peter did not part company immediately.
No, my indiscriminate bards; on this occasion we must part company.
Much natural shrinking from death comes from unwillingness to part company with an old companion and friend.
"If we don't get on it will be easy to part company," I answered.
They had got that fond of Haughton, as he called himself—Frank Haughton—that nothing would have persuaded them to part company.
mid-12c., "large group of people," from Old French compagnie "society, friendship, intimacy; body of soldiers" (12c.), from Late Latin companio (see companion). Meaning "companionship" is from late 13c. Sense of "business association" first recorded 1550s, having earlier been used in reference to trade guilds (c.1300). Meaning "subdivision of an infantry regiment" is from 1580s. Abbreviation co. dates from 1670s.
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.