a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
in part; in some degree; not wholly; "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group;
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"
force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
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"
come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
the part played by a person in bringing about a result;