See also: partiré

Italian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin partīre (to divide), from pars (part).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /parˈ
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: par‧tì‧re
  • (file)

Verb edit

partìre (first-person singular present pàrto, first-person singular past historic partìi, past participle partìto, auxiliary èssere) (intransitive) [auxiliary essere]

  1. to depart; to leave; to set forth
    Synonyms: allontanarsi, andarsene, assentarsi, muoversi, avviarsi
  2. to get moving; to seize on (a task); to go for
    Synonyms: prendere il via, mettersi in movimento
    i soldati partirono all'attacco
    the soldiers seized on the attack
  3. to start (initiate a vehicle)
    Synonyms: avviarsi, mettersi in funzione
    l'auto non partethe car is not starting
  4. to begin; to start
    Synonyms: iniziare, cominciare, decorrere; see also Thesaurus:iniziare
    a partire da domanistarting tomorrow
    iniziamo la storia partendo dal lunedì
    let's begin the story by starting on Monday
  5. to jump or fly away, take off
    Synonyms: uscire, scappare, schizzare
    il tappo del spumante partì di soprassalto
    the champagne cork jumped away suddenly
    L'aero parte alle 10
    The plane takes off at 10
  6. to originate or be derived [+ da (object) = from]
    Synonyms: derivare, provenire, avere origine
    la nuova teoria parte da solide premesse
    the new theory originates from solid premises
  7. to be emitted [+ da (object) = from] (of a voice, yell, etc.)
    un'urla partì dal assembramento
    a yell was emitted from the gathering (of people)
  8. to branch out [+ da (object) = from]
    dalla piazza partono quattro strade
    four streets branch out from the piazza
  9. (informal) to lose control of oneself, especially because of alcohol
    Synonyms: perdere il controllo, ubriacarsi
  10. (informal, by extension) to fall in love
    Synonym: innamorarsi
  11. (informal) to break (of a mechanism, etc.)
    Synonyms: rompersi, guastarsi

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partìre (first-person singular present partìsco, first-person singular past historic partìi, past participle partìto, auxiliary avére) (transitive, literary)

  1. to divide; to cut; to separate
    Synonyms: dividere, tagliare, separare
  2. to share, subdivide among several people
    Synonym: condividere
  3. to run through (of geographic entities)
  4. (archaic) to draw further away
    Synonym: allontanare
  5. (archaic) to separate (the opposing parties in a fight or battle)
  6. (archaic) to disunite, to sow discord in

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  1. second-person singular present active indicative/imperative of partior
  2. inflection of partiō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative