depart-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: leave

And after he had taken leave of them, he departed into the mountain to pray.
He departed this life February, 1888.
The train departs at 12:54 p.m.
Seriously, the Democrats have just departed for realities unknown.
She knew of ten families that had already departed for the UK.
He departed this post in November 2004 to command Basrah Air Station in Iraq.

VerbNet: escape-51.1-1,resign-10.11
FrameNet: Departing
PropBank: depart.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 4, 5

Sense Number 2: diverge, deviate

The news anchor departed from the scripted comments that were prepared for him.
It is dangerous to depart from the straight and narrow path laid before you.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: depart.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 6