- 1[uncountable, countable] the act or occasion of leaving a person or place the moment of parting We had a tearful parting at the airport.
- 2[uncountable, countable] the act or result of dividing something into parts the parting of the clouds The boat made a parting through the duckweed. Idioms
a point at which two people or groups of people decide to separate These events led to a final parting of the ways.
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