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DEPART, verb intransitive
1. To go or move from.
DEPART from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire. Matthew 25:41.
It is followed by from, or from is implied before the place left.
I will depart to my own land, that is, I will depart from this place to my own land. Numbers 10:30.
2. To go from; to leave; to desist, as from a practice. Jehu departed not from the sins of Jeroboam. Jehoshaphat departed not from the way of Asa his father.
3. To leave; to deviate from; to forsake; not to adhere to or follow; as, we cannot depart from our rules.
I have not departed from thy judgments. Psalms 119:115.
4. To desist; to leave; to abandon; as, he would not depart from his purpose, resolution, or demand.
5. To be lost; to perish; to vanish; as, his glory has departed.
6. To die; to decease; to leave this world.
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word. Luke 2:29.
To depart this life is elliptical, from being understood.
8. To cease.
The prey departeth not. Nahum 3.
9. To deviate; to vary from.
If the plan of the convention be found to depart from republican principles-
10. To vary; to deviate from the title or defense in pleading.
11. To part with.
To depart from God, is to forsake his service and live in sin; to apostatize; to revolt; to desert his government and laws.
God departs from men, when he abandons them to their own sinful inclinations, or ceases to bestow on them his favor. Hosea 9.
DEPART, verb transitive To divide or separate; to part.
1. The act of going away; death.
2. Division; separation.
DEPARTER, noun One who refines metals by separation.
DEPARTING, participle present tense Going from; leaving; desisting; forsaking; vanishing; dying.
DEPARTING, noun A going away; separation.
1. Literally, a separation or division; hence, a separate part, or portion; a division of territory; as the departments of France.
2. A separate allotment or part of business; a distinct province, in which a class of duties are allotted to a particular person; as the department of state, assigned to the secretary of state; the treasury department; the department of war.
3. A separate station; as, the admirals had their respective departments. Nearly in this sense, during war, were used in America, the terms, Northern and Southern departments.
DEPARTMENTAL, adjective Pertaining to a department, or division.
1. The act of going away; a moving from or leaving a place; as a departure from London.
2. Death; decease; removal from the present life.
The time of my departure is at hand. 2 Timothy 4:6.
3. A forsaking; abandonment; as a departure from evil.
4. A desisting; as a departure from a purpose.
5. Ruin; destruction. Ezekiel 26:18.
6. A deviation from the title or defense in pleading.
7. In navigation, the distance of two places on the same parallel, counted in miles of the equator.