Synonyms of 'parting'
It was a dreadfully emotional parting.
Through a parting in the mist, we saw a huddle of buildings.
the division between the prosperous west and the impoverished east
a split in the party
They agreed to a trial separation.
They hope to heal the rift with their father.
the fighting which followed the partition of India
a major rupture between the two countries
There's substantial divergence of opinion in the party.
idiom:parting of the ways
Parting is all we know of heaven, And all we need of hell– `My life closed twice before its close']
Parting is such sweet sorrow– Romeo and Juliet]
The king of Babylon stood at the parting of the ways[Bible: Ezekiel]
Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part, Nay, I have done: you get no more of me, And I am glad, yea glad with all my heart, That thus so cleanly, I myself can free, Shake hands forever, cancel all our vows, And when we meet at any time again, Be it not seen in either of our brows, That we one jot of former love retain– Idea: Sonnet 61]
In every parting there is an image of death– Scenes of Clerical Life]
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Adieu means the same as goodbye.
We said our adieus and left.
Departure or a departure is the act of going away from somewhere.
The airline has more than 90 scheduled departures from here each day.
Thesaurus for parting from the Collins English Thesaurus
Parting is the act of leaving a particular person or place. A parting is an occasion when this happens .