Definition of take the part of in English:

take the part of


  • Give support and encouragement to (someone) in a dispute.

    ‘her sister was the one person who had always taken her part’
    • ‘Although personally I usually end up taking the part of the stupid boy in that story.’
    support, give one's support to, take the side of, side with, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, stick up for, be supportive of, encourage, back, back up, give one's backing to, uphold, be loyal to, defend, come to the defence of, champion, ally with, ally oneself with, associate oneself with, favour, abet, aid and abet