1. The act of going away; a moving from or leaving a place; as a departure from London.
2. Death; decease; removal from the present life.
The time of my departure is at hand. 2 Timothy 4:6.
3. A forsaking; abandonment; as a departure from evil.
4. A desisting; as a departure from a purpose.
5. Ruin; destruction. Ezekiel 26:18.
6. A deviation from the title or defense in pleading.
7. In navigation, the distance of two places on the same parallel, counted in miles of the equator.