A train departs.
An example of depart is for a train to leave from the station.
- to go away (from); leave
- to set out; start
- to die
- to turn aside (from): to depart from custom
Origin of departMiddle English departen from Old French departir from Vulgar Latin departire, to divide, separate, for Classical Latin dispartire from dis-, apart + partire, to divide from pars (see part): origin, originally vt., to divide
depart this life
verbde·part·ed, de·part·ing, de·parts
- To go away; leave: I depart for the islands at noon.
- To die.
- To vary, as from a regular course; deviate: depart from custom. See Synonyms at swerve.
Origin of departMiddle English departen from Old French departir to split, divide de- de- partir to divide ( from Latin partīre ) ( from pars part- part ; see part . )
(third-person singular simple present departs, present participle departing, simple past and past participle departed)
From Old French departir, from Late Latin departire (“to divide”), from Latin dispertire (“to divide”).