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Departure meaning

departure - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Division; separation; putting away.
  2. 2. Separation or removal from a place; the act or process of departing or going away.
  3. 3. Removal from the present life; death; decease.
  4. 4. Deviation or abandonment, as from or of a rule or course of action, a plan, or a purpose.
  5. 5. The desertion by a party to any pleading of the ground taken by him in his last antecedent pleading, and the adoption of another.
  6. 6. The distance due east or west which a person or ship passes over in going along an oblique line.
  7. 7. Act of departing; deviation; death.

departure - examples of usage

  1. On reaching the station from which he had first started, he again looked round as before, then took his departure. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. She had intended making up with him at the evening dance; but his sudden departure prevented her. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. Days had passed since the departure of General Zuroaga, but Ned's head was full of what his friend had said to him, and he did not care much in what direction his feet might take him. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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