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Departed Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    departed adj
  1. not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"; "everyone is gone now"; "the departed guests" [syn: away(p), gone(p), departed(a)]
  2. well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era" [syn: bygone, bypast, foregone, gone]
  3. dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend" [syn: asleep(p), at peace(p), at rest(p), deceased, gone] n : someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done" [syn: dead person, dead soul, deceased person, deceased, decedent]
Departed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Depart \De*part"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Departed; p. pr. & vb. n. Departing.] [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F. d['e]partir to divide, distribute, se d['e]partir to separate one's self, depart; pref. d['e]- (L. de) + partir to part, depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part. See Part.]
  1. To part; to divide; to separate. [Obs.] --Shak.
  2. To go forth or away; to quit, leave, or separate, as from a place or a person; to withdraw; -- opposed to arrive; -- often with from before the place, person, or thing left, and for or to before the destination. I will depart to mine own land. --Num. x. 30. Ere thou from hence depart. --Milton. He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart. --Shak.
  3. To forsake; to abandon; to desist or deviate (from); not to adhere to; -- with from; as, we can not depart from our rules; to depart from a title or defense in legal pleading. If the plan of the convention be found to depart from republican principles. --Madison.
  4. To pass away; to perish. The glory is departed from Israel. --1 Sam. iv. 21.
  5. To quit this world; to die. Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace. --Luke ii. 29. To depart with, to resign; to part with. [Obs.] --Shak.
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  • Departed: Departed may refer to: The Departed , a 2006 film directed by Martin Scorsese" "Right Here (Departed)", a 2008 song by Brandy.
  • The Departed: The Departed is a 2006 American crime film , a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs The film was directed by Martin ...
  • Right Here (Departed): "Right Here (Departed)" is a song by American singer Brandy , written by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins and The Writing Camp members Evan " ...
  • The Dear & Departed: The Dear & Departed is a rock band from Orange County and Los Angeles founded by Dan Smith (singer and tattoo artist) (aka Dan Under). ...
  • To the Faithful Departed: To the Faithful Departed is the third album released by The Cranberries in 1996. This album was made in memory of Denny Cordell who ...
  • Dearly Departed: Dearly Departed are a alternative /progressive rock band from Long Island, New York. They are said to be similar to bands Dredg , ...

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* I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead. - Homer

* Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. - Albert Einstein

* Because of Christ's resurrection--and His guarantee that He will resurrect all who believe in Him--we are the most fortunate, the most blest people on the planet Our faith is effective, we are not in our sins, our departed loved ones are with the Lord, and the labor we do for Him is not in vain. - Bob Wilkin

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