◄ Departure ►

1. (n.) Division; separation; putting away.

2. (n.) Separation or removal from a place; the act or process of departing or going away.

3. (n.) Removal from the present life; death; decease.

4. (n.) Deviation or abandonment, as from or of a rule or course of action, a plan, or a purpose.

5. (n.) The desertion by a party to any pleading of the ground taken by him in his last antecedent pleading, and the adoption of another.

6. (n.) The distance due east or west which a person or ship passes over in going along an oblique line.

AWOL French leave aberrancy aberration abscondence absence absence without leave absentation absenteeism absenting annihilation bane bend bias biological death blackout blocking branching off bypath byway cessation of life circuitousness clinical death contrariety contrast corner crook crossing the bar curtains curve cut day off death death knell debt of nature decampment decease declination default deflection dematerialization demise detour deviance deviancy deviation deviousness difference digression disaccord disaccordance disagreement disappearance disappearing disconformity discongruity discordance discrepancy discreteness discursion disparity dispersion dissent dissimilarity dissipation dissolution dissolving dissonance distinction distinctness divagation divarication divergence divergency diversion diversity dogleg doom double drift drifting dying ebb of life eclipse egress egression elimination end end of life ending episode erasure errantry escape eternal rest evanescence evaporation excursion excursus excused absence exit exodus exorbitation expiration extinction extinguishment extraction fadeaway fadeout fading far cry farewell final summons finger of death fleeing flight forthcoming furlough going going off going out grave hairpin hand of death heterogeneity holiday hooky inaccordance incompatibility incongruity inconsistency inconsonance indirection inequality inharmoniousness inharmony irreconcilability jaws of death knell last debt last muster last rest last roundup last sleep leave leave of absence leave-taking leaving leaving life loss of life making an end melting mixture nonappearance nonattendance nonconformity obliquity occultation odds opposition otherness outcome outcoming outgo outgoing parting passing passing away passing over pererration perishing quietus rambling release rest retreat reward running away sabbatical leave sentence of death separateness shades of death shadow of death sheer shift shifting shifting course shifting path sick leave side path side road sidetrack skew slant sleep somatic death straying summons of death sweep swerve swerving swinging tack truancy truantism turn turning twist unconformity unexcused absence unlikeness unorthodoxy vacation vanishing vanishing point variance variation variegation variety veer wandering warp wipe withdrawal yaw zigzag


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