Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) part, portion, component part, component, constituent (something determined in relation to something that includes it) "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
- S: (n) part, portion (something less than the whole of a human artifact) "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
- S: (n) part, piece (a portion of a natural object) "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
- S: (n) part (that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation) "it requires vigilance on our part"; "they resisted every effort on his part"
- S: (n) region, part (the extended spatial location of something) "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
- S: (n) function, office, part, role (the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group) "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"
- S: (n) character, role, theatrical role, part, persona (an actor's portrayal of someone in a play) "she played the part of Desdemona"
- S: (n) share, portion, part, percentage (assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group) "he wanted his share in cash"
- S: (n) part, section, division (one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole) "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
- direct hyponym / full hyponym
- S: (n) frame (one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided)
- S: (n) beginning (the first part or section of something) "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story"
- S: (n) middle (an intermediate part or section) "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
- S: (n) end (a final part or section) "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end"
- S: (n) high point (the most enjoyable part of a given experience) "the trumpet solo was the high point of the concert"
- S: (n) component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient (an abstract part of something) "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
- S: (n) be-all and end-all, be all and end all (the essential factor; the all-important element; the supreme aim) "profit is the be-all and end-all of business"
- S: (n) plot element (a component or element of the plot of a story)
- S: (n) McGuffin, MacGuffin ((film) a plot element that catches the viewers' attention or drives the plot) "the McGuffin was a key element of Alfred Hitchcock's films"
- S: (n) point (a geometric element that has position but no extension) "a point is defined by its coordinates"
- S: (n) attractor, attracter ((physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system)
- S: (n) intersection, intersection point, point of intersection (a point where lines intersect)
- S: (n) metacenter, metacentre ((shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the distance of this intersection above the center of gravity is an indication of the stability of the ship)
- S: (n) vertex (the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure)
- S: (n) intercept (the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis)
- S: (n) chukker, chukka ((polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided)
- S: (n) inning, frame ((baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat)
- S: (n) game ((tennis) a division of play during which one player serves)
- S: (n) turn, bout, round ((sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive)
- S: (n) first period (the first division into which the play of a game is divided)
- S: (n) second period (the second division into which the play of a game is divided)
- S: (n) final period (the final division into which the play of a game is divided)
- S: (n) half (one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval)
- S: (n) period ((ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games)
- S: (n) quarter ((football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided) "both teams scored in the first quarter"
- S: (n) over ((cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch)
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- part holonym
- derivationally related form
- S: (n) part, parting (a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions) "his part was right in the middle"
- S: (n) part, voice (the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music) "he tried to sing the tenor part"
- S: (n) contribution, part, share (the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result) "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
- S: (n) piece, part (an item that is an instance of some type) "he designed a new piece of equipment"; "she bought a lovely piece of china"; "my dog swallowed a Lego part"
- S: (v) separate, part, split (go one's own way; move apart) "The friends separated after the party"
- S: (v) separate, part, split up, split, break, break up (discontinue an association or relation; go different ways) "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
- S: (v) depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off (leave) "The family took off for Florida"
- S: (v) separate, divide, part (come apart) "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
- S: (v) separate, disunite, divide, part (force, take, or pull apart) "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
- S: (adv) partially, partly, part, in part (to some extent; in some degree; not wholly) "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"
- W: (adv)
wholly [Opposed to: partly] (to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')) "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"