parting verbal adj

see part, v.

  1. Departing; declining; dying; fading; setting.
  2. Final; last; immediately preceding departure.

parting n

see part, v.

  1. Letting go; giving up; act of relinquishing.
  2. Leave-taking; good-bye; [fig.] death; separation of the body and spirit; departure of the soul from the mortal world.
  3. Grief at departure; sorrow caused by leave-taking.
  4. Farewell; departure; moment of separation.
  5. Period of separation; absence from each other.