part etymology

English word part comes from Old French part, Old English part

Detailed word origin of part

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
part Old French (fro)
part Old English (ang)
part Middle English (enm)
part English (eng) Partly; partially; fractionally. (intransitive) To be divided in two or separated; shed.. (intransitive) To leave someone's company; (rare, poetic, literary) to go way; to die; to get rid of something, stop using it.. (obsolete) To have a part or share; to partake.. (obsolete) To hold apart; to stand or intervene between.. (transitive) To divide in two.. (transitive, archaic) To leave; to [...]