Definitions for PARKpɑrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

parkpɑrk(n.)

  1. a public area of land, usu. in a natural state, having facilities for recreation.

  2. an enclosed area or a stadium used for sports.

  3. the grounds of a country house.

  4. Western U.S. a broad valley in a mountainous region.

    Category: Dialect

  5. a space where vehicles, esp. automobiles, may be assembled or stationed.

  6. Category: Common Vocabulary

    Ref: amusement park.

  7. Category: Common Vocabulary

    Ref: theme park.

  8. Ref: industrial park.

  9. a setting in an automatic transmission in which the transmission is in neutral and the brake is engaged.

    Category: Automotive

  10. (v.t.)to leave (a vehicle) in a certain place for a period of time.

    Category: Automotive

  11. Informal. to put, leave, or settle.

    Category: Informal

  12. to assemble (equipment or supplies) in a military park.

  13. to place (a satellite) in orbit.

    Category: Aerospace

  14. (v.i.)to park a vehicle.

Origin of park:

1225–75; < OF parc enclosure < early ML parricus < WGmc *parruk (see paddock )

park′er(n.)

Parkpɑrk(n.)

  1. Mungo, 1771–1806?, Scottish explorer in Africa.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. park, parkland(noun)

    a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property

    "there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"

  2. park, commons, common, green(noun)

    a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area

    "they went for a walk in the park"

  3. ballpark, park(noun)

    a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)

    "take me out to the ballpark"

  4. Park, Mungo Park(noun)

    Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)

  5. parking lot, car park, park, parking area(noun)

    a lot where cars are parked

  6. park(verb)

    a gear position that acts as a parking brake

    "the put the car in park and got out"

  7. park(verb)

    place temporarily

    "park the car in the yard"; "park the children with the in-laws"; "park your bag in this locker"

  8. park(verb)

    maneuver a vehicle into a parking space

    "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. park(noun)ɑrk

    a public area in a town with open land, grass, etc. where people can spend time outside

    Let's go to the park.

  2. parkɑrk

    a protected area in the countryside

    Katmai National Park in Alaska

  3. park(verb)ɑrk

    to move a car into a position where you can leave it

    I couldn't find anywhere to park the car.; Park anywhere on the left.

Wiktionary

  1. park(Noun)

    A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.

  2. park(Noun)

    A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation

    Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York

  3. park(Noun)

    A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together.

    a park of wagons, a park of artillery

  4. park(Noun)

    An inventory of materiu00E9l.

    A country's tank park or artillery park

  5. park(Noun)

    A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.

  6. park(Noun)

    An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.

  7. park(Noun)

    A grassy basin surrounded by mountains.

  8. park(Noun)

    A pitch; the area on which a match is played.

  9. park(Noun)

    A space in which to leave a car; a parking space.

  10. park(Verb)

    To bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place.

    You can park the car in front of the house.

  11. park(Verb)

    To defer (a matter) until a later date.

    Let's park that until next week's meeting.

  12. park(Verb)

    To bring together in a park, or compact body.

  13. park(Verb)

    To enclose in a park, or as in a park.

    How are we parked, and bounded in a pale. uE000115995uE001 Shakespeare.

  14. park(Verb)

    To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park.

    He really parked that one.

  15. park(Verb)

    To engage in romantic or sexual activities inside a nonmoving vehicle.

    They stopped at a romantic overlook, shut off the engine, and parked.

  16. park(Verb)

    To sit, recline, or put, especially in a manner suggesting an intent to remain for some time.

  17. park(Verb)

    To invest money temporarily in an investment instrument considered to relatively free of risk, specially while awaiting other opportunities.

    We decided to park our money in a safe, stable, low-yield bond fund until market conditions improve.

  18. park(Verb)

    To register a domain name, but make no use of it (See domain parking)

  19. Park(ProperNoun)

    , the English form of a surname very common in Korea. (uBC15, u6734). The third most common Korean surname

Webster Dictionary

  1. Park(noun)

    a piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant

  2. Park(noun)

    a tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like

  3. Park(noun)

    a piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York

  4. Park(noun)

    a space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery

  5. Park(noun)

    a partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown

  6. Park(verb)

    to inclose in a park, or as in a park

  7. Park(verb)

    to bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park the artillery, the wagons, etc

Freebase

  1. Park

    A park is an area of open space provided for recreational use. It can be in its natural or semi-natural state, or planted, and is set aside for human enjoyment or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. It may consist of rocks, soil, water, flora and fauna and grass areas, but may also contain buildings and other artefacts such as play grounds. Many natural parks are protected by law.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #989

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1002

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Nouns Frequency: #375

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Verbs Frequency: #745


Translations for PARK

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

park(noun)

a public piece of ground with grass and trees

The children go to the park every morning to play.

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