Part Company Meaning

(idiomatic, of two or more people) to separate; go their own way

Example: 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 16
  The pair parted company and Stephen rejoined Mr Bloom who, with his practised eye, was not without perceiving that he had succumbed to the blandiloquence of the other parasite. Alluding to the encounter he said, laughingly, Stephen, that is: