Synonyms for depart
- blast off
- pull out
- beat it
- cut and run
- cut out
- get away
- go away
- go forth
- hit the bricks
- hit the road
- hit the trail
- make a break
- march out
- move on
- move out
- sally forth
- say goodbye
- set forth
- shove off
- slip away
- start out
- take leave
Antonyms for depart
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPART
It occurred to him now that this might, in fact, be the time to depart.
The crews of the French ships and their allies were ordered to depart in two days.
He spoke, and rose to depart for ever—when the look and sigh detained him.
But this must be done with the most severe scrutiny, lest we depart from truth.
The turn the conversation had taken was painful to the visitor, and he rose to depart.
It is plain that you must grant Lieutenant Lorenzi leave to depart.
He put the note into his pocket, as he spoke, and took up his hat to depart.
Far be it from me to see such holy men as ye are depart from me with no money.
The carriages of the visitors were announced, and the strangers rose to depart.
In so far as they are disagreeable, they depart from the standard.
mid-13c., "part from each other," from Old French departir (10c.) "to divide, distribute; separate (oneself), depart; die," from Late Latin departire "divide" (transitive), from de- "from" (see de-) + partire "to part, divide," from pars (genitive partis) "a part" (see part (n.)).
As a euphemism for "to die" (to depart this life; cf. Old French departir de cest siecle) it is attested from c.1500, as is the departed for "the dead," singly or collectively. Transitive lingers in some English usages; the wedding service was till death us depart until 1662. Related: Departed; departing.