Part vs Installment - What's the difference?

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Part is a synonym of installment.


As nouns the difference between part and installment

is that part is (label) a portion; a component while installment is the act of installing; installation or installment can be a portion of a debt, or sum of money, which is divided into portions that are made payable at different times payment by installment is payment by parts at different times, the amounts and times (often equal namely regular, eg mensual) being often definitely stipulated.

As a verb part

is (lb) to leave.

As an adjective part

is fractional; partial.

As an adverb part

is partly; partially; fractionally.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

part

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) A portion; a component.
  • #A fraction of a whole.
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  • #*:Hepaticology, outside the temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere, still lies deep in the shadow cast by that ultimate "closet taxonomist," Franz Stephani—a ghost whose shadow falls over us all.
  • #*{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-01, volume=407, issue=8838, page=11, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Towards the end of poverty , passage=America’s poverty line is $63 a day for a family of four. In the richer parts of the emerging world $4 a day is the poverty barrier. But poverty’s scourge is fiercest below $1.25 ([…]): people below that level live lives that are poor, nasty, brutish and short.}}
  • #A distinct element.
  • #:
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=It had been arranged as part of the day's programme that Mr. Cooke was to drive those who wished to go over the Rise in his new brake.}}
  • #*{{quote-magazine, date=2012-12-01, volume=405, issue=8813, page=3 (Technology Quarterly), magazine=(The Economist), title= An internet of airborne things
  • , passage=A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part' by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the ' part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.}}
  • #A group inside a larger group.
  • #Share, especially of a profit.
  • #:
  • #A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.
  • #:
  • #3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.
  • #A section of a document.
  • #:
  • #A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region.
  • #*1590 , (Edmund Spenser), (The Faerie Queene) , II.vi:
  • #*:the Faery knight / Besought that Damzell suffer him depart, / And yield him readie passage to that other part .
  • # A factor.
  • #:
  • Duty; responsibility.
  • :
  • #Position or role (especially in a play).
  • #:
  • #*
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  • #*, chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ, the clustered lights,
  • #(label) The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece.
  • #:
  • #Each of two contrasting sides of an argument, debate etc.; "hand".
  • #*, II.15:
  • #*:the fruition of life cannot perfectly be pleasing unto us, if we stand in any feare to lose it. A man might nevertheless say on the contrary part , that we embrace and claspe this good so much the harder, and with more affection, as we perceive it to be less sure, and feare it should be taken from us.
  • #*Bible, (w), ix.40:
  • #*:He that is not against us is on our part .
  • #*(Edmund Waller) (1606-1687)
  • #*:Make whole kingdoms take her brother's part .
  • (US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions.
  • :
  • (label) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3? seconds. (jump)
  • A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; usually in the plural with a collective sense.
  • *(Edmund Burke) (1729-1797)
  • *:men of considerable parts
  • * (1800-1859)
  • *:great quickness of parts
  • *(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:which maintained so politic a state of evil, that they will not admit any good part to intermingle with them.
  • Synonyms

    * portion, component, element * faction, party * position, role * parting (UK), (l), (l)/(l) * (jump) chelek * See also

    Holonyms

    * whole

    Derived terms

    * part and parcel * part of speech

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (lb) To leave.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:He wrung Bassanio's hand, and so they parted .
  • *(Anthony Trollope) (1815-1882)
  • *:It was strange to him that a father should feel no tenderness at parting with an only son.
  • *(George Eliot) (1819-1880)
  • *:his precious bag, which he would by no means part from
  • To cut hair with a parting; shed.
  • (lb) To divide in two.
  • :
  • *1884 , (Mark Twain), (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), Chapter VII
  • *:I run the canoe into a deep dent in the bank that I knowed about; I had to part the willow branches to get in; and when I made fast nobody could a seen the canoe from the outside.
  • (lb) To be divided in two or separated; shed.
  • :
  • To divide up; to share.
  • *1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. (Bible) , (w) III:
  • *:He that hath ij. cootes, lett hym parte with hym that hath none: And he that hath meate, let him do lyke wyse.
  • *(Bible), (w) xix. 24
  • *:They parted my raiment among them.
  • *(Alexander Pope) (1688-1744)
  • *:to part his throne, and share his heaven with thee
  • *, II.x:
  • *:He left three sonnes, his famous progeny, / Borne of faire Inogene of Italy; / Mongst whom he parted his imperiall state
  • (lb) To have a part or share; to partake.
  • *(Bible), 1 (w) xxx. 24
  • *:They shall part alike.
  • To separate or disunite; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
  • *(Bible), (w) xxiv. 51
  • *:While he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:The narrow seas that part / The French and English.
  • *
  • *:"A fine man, that Dunwody, yonder," commented the young captain, as they parted , and as he turned to his prisoner. "We'll see him on in Washington some day. He is strengthening his forces now against Mr. Benton out there.."
  • (lb) To hold apart; to stand or intervene between.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:The stumbling night did part our weary powers.
  • To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion.
  • :
  • *(Matthew Prior) (1664-1721)
  • *:The liver minds his own affair,/ And parts and strains the vital juices.
  • To leave; to quit.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:since presently your souls must part your bodies
  • To leave (an IRC channel).
  • *2000 , "Phantom", Re: Uhm... hi... I guess...'' (on newsgroup ''alt.support.boy-lovers )
  • *:He parted the channel saying "SHUTUP!"since then, I've been seeing him on IRC every day (really can't imagine him not being on IRC anymore actually).
  • Derived terms

    * part ways * part with

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Fractional; partial.
  • Fred was part owner of the car.

    Adverb

    (-)
  • Partly; partially; fractionally.
  • Derived terms

    * part-finance * take part

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    Anagrams

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    installment

    English

    Alternative forms

    * instalment (Commonwealth)

    Etymology 1

    From install, itself from (etyl) installer, from installare, from (etyl) in- + ML stallum 'stall' (from Germanic stal, see below)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of installing; installation.
  • Take oaths from all kings and magistrates at their installment , to do impartial justice by law. Milton.
  • (obsolete) The seat in which one is placed.
  • The several chairs of order, look, you scour; . . . Each fair installment , coat, and several crest With loyal blazon, evermore be blest. Shakespeare.
    Synonyms
    * investiture, investment * installation

    Etymology 2

    A 1732 alteration of (estallment), from (etyl) : The sense of "part of a whole produced in advance of the rest" is from 1823.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A portion of a debt, or sum of money, which is divided into portions that are made payable at different times. Payment by installment is payment by parts at different times, the amounts and times (often equal namely regular, e.g. mensual) being often definitely stipulated.
  • a part of a broadcast or published serial.
  • anything that is performed in parts, spread in time
  • Usage notes
    For this sense in the UK, the OED permits only the spelling instalment . Commonwealth usage varies.
    Synonyms
    * (portion of a debt) * (part of a broadcast or published serial) episode, part

    References

    * * * [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=installment+&searchmode=none]