- 1 [intransitive, transitive] to leave a place, especially to start a trip opposite arrive depart (for…) (from…) Flights for Rome depart from Terminal 3. She waited until the last of the guests had departed. depart something The train departed Baltimore at 6:15 p.m.
- 2 [intransitive, transitive] to leave your job the departing president depart something He departed his job on December 16. see also departure Idioms
NAmE//dɪˈpɑrt//(rather formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they depart
he / she / it departs
past simple departed
-ing form departing
to die. People say‘depart this life’to avoid saying‘die.’ Phrasal Verbsdepart from something
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