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  1. point of de·par·ture
    IPA[point əv dəˈpärCHər]
  2. noun

    • 1. the starting point of a line of thought or course of action; an initial assumption:

      composers take him as a point of departure, whether by a process of imitation, assimilation, or rejection
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: point of departure, plural noun: points of departure

    • noun

      the starting point of a line of thought or course of action; an initial assumption:
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