I depart for the islands at noon.
An example of depart is for a train to leave from the station.
To depart from custom.
Flight 10 departs Chicago at 2 P.M.
His latest statements seemed to depart from party policy somewhat.
To depart from a title or defence in legal pleading.
Depart from custom.
- To die.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of depart
- Middle English departen from Old French departir to split, divide de- de- partir to divide (from Latin partīre) (from pars part- part part)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French departir, from Late Latin departire (“to divide”), from Latin dispertire (“to divide”).