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part with someone or something

to give up or let go of someone or something. She did not want to part with her friend. I could never part with my books.
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part with

Give up, let go of, relinquish, as in Janice hated to part with her cat, but the landlord wouldn't allow pets. [Mid-1300s]
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part with

v.
1. To leave the company of someone; go away from someone: After months of negotiations, we've decided to part with the company.
2. To give up or let go of something; relinquish something: It's hard for me to part with old mementos.
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