Pronunciation: (di-pärt'),[key] —v.i. 1. to go away; leave: She departed from Paris today. The train departs at 10:52. 2. to diverge or deviate (usually fol. by from): The new method departs from the old in several respects. 3. to pass away, as from life or existence; die.
—v.t. to go away from; leave: to depart this life.