Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun departure

3 senses of departure

Sense 1
departure, going, going away, leaving -- (the act of departing)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

Sense 2
deviation, divergence, departure, difference -- (a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean")
       => variation, fluctuation -- (an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change)

Sense 3
passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release -- (euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing")
       => death, decease, expiry -- (the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren")

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