part with

give up what is not strictly needed

he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey

Syn: ↑spare, ↑give up, ↑dispense with
Hypernyms: ↑give
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

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GIVE UP/AWAY, relinquish, forgo, surrender, hand over, deliver up, dispose of.

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ˈpart with [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they part with he/she/it parts with present participle parting with past tense parted with past participle parted with] phrasal verb
to give something to someone although you would prefer to keep it

I don’t want to part with any of my books.

Thesaurus: general words meaning to givesynonym
Main entry: part

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part with [phrasal verb]
part with (something) : to give up possession or control of (something)

He hated to part with that old car.

parting with a large amount of money

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Main Entry:part

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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