Pronunciation: (di-pärt'), [key]
1. to go away; leave: She departed from Paris today. The train departs at 10:52.
2. to diverge or deviate (usually fol. by from): The new method departs from the old in several respects.
3. to pass away, as from life or existence; die.
to go away from; leave: to depart this life.
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