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"
the part played by a person in bringing about a result;
something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; "his part was right in the middle"
that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; "it requires vigilance on our part"; "they resisted every effort on his part"
one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"