DEPARTURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEPARTURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
departure
 n.  the action of leaving, especially to start a journey
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Their departure, with the ingenious manner in which they and their sheep were hoisted over the mountains, was a splendid spectacle.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
2  When the time of his departure approached, he resolved to chant a Te Deum pontifically.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
3  The man dropped his head, picked up the knapsack which he had deposited on the ground, and took his departure.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  On his departure from the galleys it had been nineteen years since he had shed a tear.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
5  At all events, his hoard had been reduced by various local levies to the sum of one hundred and nine francs fifteen sous, which had been counted out to him on his departure.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX—NEW TROUBLES
6  His youth, which was packing up for departure long before its time, beat a retreat in good order, bursting with laughter, and no one saw anything but fire.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
7  Favourite clapped her hands on their departure.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE DEATH OF A HORSE
8  It was the hour for the departure of the mail-coaches and diligences.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—A MERRY END TO MIRTH
9  Quivers which resembled the departure of souls ran through the grass.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
10  "Some one is coming," said the prowler, with the movement of a man who is taking his departure.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
11  When the man and Cosette had taken their departure, Thenardier allowed a full quarter of an hour to elapse; then he took her aside and showed her the fifteen hundred francs.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X—HE WHO SEEKS TO BETTER HIMSELF MAY RENDER HIS S...
12  When the old woman had taken her departure, he did up a hundred francs which he had in a cupboard, into a roll, and put it in his pocket.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—A FIVE-FRANC PIECE FALLS ON THE GROUND AND PROD...
13  There were no longer any old women, nor young girls; the first were dead, the latter had taken their departure.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI—END OF THE PETIT-PICPUS
14  The one who is on the point of departure is a saint.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
15  "That is the dead-doctor taking his departure," said Fauchelevent.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Aim to arrive at check-in at least two hours before departure.
2  Everyone was a bit puzzled by her sudden departure.
3  Many countries charge departure tax in US dollars rather than local currency.
4  His departure, in fact, went almost unremarked.
5  This would inevitably involve his departure from the post of Prime Minister.
6  The most important point of departure, however, is that rights, whether moral or legal, can involve correlative duties.
7  The approximate date of his departure is next month.
8  They had received no news of him since his departure from the island.
9  Their new designs represent a departure from their usual style.
10  Instead of taking me to the departure lounge they took me right to my seat on the plane.
11  This decision represents a significant departure from previous policy.
12  Joyce's style of writing was a striking departure from the literary norm.
13  The departure of the migrant workers for the holiday season has also shown up how dependent the city dwellers now are on these country cousins of theirs.
14  The teachers were fully occupied with packing up and making other necessary preparations for the departure of those girls who were fortunate enough to have friends and relations able and willing to remove them from the seat of contagion.
15  All the arrangements should have been completed prior to our departure.