Definitions for PARKpɑrk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a public area of land, usu. in a natural state, having facilities for recreation.
an enclosed area or a stadium used for sports.
the grounds of a country house.
Western U.S. a broad valley in a mountainous region.
a space where vehicles, esp. automobiles, may be assembled or stationed.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: amusement park.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: theme park.
Ref: industrial park.
a setting in an automatic transmission in which the transmission is in neutral and the brake is engaged.
(v.t.)to leave (a vehicle) in a certain place for a period of time.
Informal. to put, leave, or settle.
to assemble (equipment or supplies) in a military park.
to place (a satellite) in orbit.
(v.i.)to park a vehicle.
Origin of park:
1225–75; < OF parc enclosure < early ML parricus < WGmc *parruk (see paddock )
Mungo, 1771–1806?, Scottish explorer in Africa.
a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
"there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"
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"
a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)
"take me out to the ballpark"
Park, Mungo Park(noun)
Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
parking lot, car park, park, parking area(noun)
a lot where cars are parked
a gear position that acts as a parking brake
"the put the car in park and got out"
"park the car in the yard"; "park the children with the in-laws"; "park your bag in this locker"
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
a public area in a town with open land, grass, etc. where people can spend time outside
Let's go to the park.
a protected area in the countryside
Katmai National Park in Alaska
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.
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.
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
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
An inventory of materiu00E9l.
A country's tank park or artillery park
A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.
A grassy basin surrounded by mountains.
A pitch; the area on which a match is played.
A space in which to leave a car; a parking space.
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.
To defer (a matter) until a later date.
Let's park that until next week's meeting.
To bring together in a park, or compact body.
To enclose in a park, or as in a park.
How are we parked, and bounded in a pale. uE000115995uE001 Shakespeare.
To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park.
He really parked that one.
To engage in romantic or sexual activities inside a nonmoving vehicle.
They stopped at a romantic overlook, shut off the engine, and parked.
To sit, recline, or put, especially in a manner suggesting an intent to remain for some time.
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.
To register a domain name, but make no use of it (See domain parking)
, the English form of a surname very common in Korea. (uBC15, u6734). The third most common Korean surname
a piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant
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
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
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
a partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown
to inclose in a park, or as in a park
to bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park the artillery, the wagons, etc
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #989
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1002
Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Nouns Frequency: #375
Rank popularity for the word 'PARK' in Verbs Frequency: #745
Translations for PARK
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a public piece of ground with grass and trees
The children go to the park every morning to play.
- parquePortuguese (BR)
- der ParkGerman
- גַן צִיבּוּרִיHebrew
- پارك، هواخوري ځاىPashto
- 公園Chinese (Trad.)
- پارک، چمنUrdu
- công viênVietnamese
- 公园Chinese (Simp.)
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