Meaning of PARTING in English


I. noun

a mutual separation of two or more persons

saddened by their approaching parting

Synonyms: adieu, congé, farewell, good-bye, leave-taking

Related Word: separation; departure

Contrasted words: joining, meeting; return

Antonyms: reunion

II. adjective

given, taken, or performed during leave-taking

remembered his father's parting advice

Synonyms: departing, farewell, good-bye, valedictory

Related Word: final, last

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