What does park mean?

Definitions for park
pɑrkpark

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word park.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. park, parklandnoun

    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, greennoun

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

    "they went for a walk in the park"

  3. ballpark, parknoun

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

    "take me out to the ballpark"

  4. Park, Mungo Parknoun

    Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)

  5. parking lot, car park, park, parking areanoun

    a lot where cars are parked

  6. parkverb

    a gear position that acts as a parking brake

    "the put the car in park and got out"

  7. parkverb

    place temporarily

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

  8. parkverb

    maneuver a vehicle into a parking space

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

GCIDE

  1. Parknoun

    A position of the gear lever in a vehicle with automatic transmission, used when the vehicle is stopped, in which the transmission is in neutral and a brake is engaged.

  2. Parkverb

    To bring (a vehicle) to a stop and leave it standing; -- typically a parked vehicle is off of the public road, the motor is not running, and the driver has left the vehicle. a vehicle stopped but still running with the driver in it is said to be standing. parallel-park

Wiktionary

  1. parknoun

    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. parknoun

    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. parknoun

    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. parknoun

    An inventory of materiél.

    A country's tank park or artillery park

  5. parknoun

    A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.

  6. parknoun

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

  7. parknoun

    A grassy basin surrounded by mountains.

  8. parknoun

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

  9. parknoun

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

  10. parkverb

    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. parkverb

    To defer (a matter) until a later date.

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

  12. parkverb

    To bring together in a park, or compact body.

  13. parkverb

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

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

  14. parkverb

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

    He really parked that one.

  15. parkverb

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

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

  16. parkverb

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

  17. parkverb

    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. parkverb

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

  19. Parknoun

    A English surname.

  20. Parknoun

    A river in central Connecticut

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. PARKnoun

    A piece of ground inclosed and stored with wild beasts of chase, which a man may have by prescription or the king’s grant. Manwood, in his forest-law, defines it thus: a park is a place for privilege for wild beasts of venery, and also for other wild beasts that are beasts of the forest and of the chase: and those wild beasts are to have a firm peace and protection there, so that no man may hurt or chase them within the park, without license of the owner: a park is of another nature, than either a chase or a warren; for a park must be inclosed, and may not lie open; if it does, it is a good cause of seizure into the king’s hands: and the owner cannot have action against such as hunt in his park, if it lies open. John Cowell

    Etymology: pearruc , Sax. parc, Fr.

    We have parks and inclosures of all sorts of beasts and birds, which we use not only for view or rareness, but likewise for dissections and trials. Francis Bacon.

  2. To Parkverb

    To inclose as in a park.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    How are we park’d, and bounded in a pale?
    A little herd of England’s tim’rous deer,
    Maz’d with a yelping kennel of French curs. William Shakespeare.

Wikipedia

  1. Park

    A park is an area of natural, semi-natural or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. Urban parks are green spaces set aside for recreation inside towns and cities. National parks and country parks are green spaces used for recreation in the countryside. State parks and provincial parks are administered by sub-national government states and agencies. Parks may consist of grassy areas, rocks, soil and trees, but may also contain buildings and other artifacts such as monuments, fountains or playground structures. Many parks have fields for playing sports such as baseball and football, and paved areas for games such as basketball. Many parks have trails for walking, biking and other activities. Some parks are built adjacent to bodies of water or watercourses and may comprise a beach or boat dock area. Urban parks often have benches for sitting and may contain picnic tables and barbecue grills. The largest parks can be vast natural areas of hundreds of thousands of square kilometers (or square miles), with abundant wildlife and natural features such as mountains and rivers. In many large parks, camping in tents is allowed with a permit. Many natural parks are protected by law, and users may have to follow restrictions (e.g. rules against open fires or bringing in glass bottles). Large national and sub-national parks are typically overseen by a park ranger. Large parks may have areas for canoeing and hiking in the warmer months and, in some northern hemisphere countries, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in colder months. There are also amusement parks that have live shows, fairground rides, refreshments, and games of chance or skill.

ChatGPT

  1. park

    A park is a public or designated outdoor area set aside for recreational activities, enjoyment, and preservation of wildlife and nature. It often includes features such as playgrounds, picnic areas, sports facilities, walkways, trees, grassy fields, and bodies of water. It may also be specifically designed to conserve a specific ecosystem or species.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parknoun

    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. Parknoun

    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. Parknoun

    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. Parknoun

    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. Parknoun

    a partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown

  6. Parkverb

    to inclose in a park, or as in a park

  7. Parkverb

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

  8. Etymology: [AS. pearroc, or perh. rather fr. F. parc; both being of the same origin; cf. LL. parcus, parricus, Ir. & Gael. pairc, W. park, parwg. Cf. Paddock an inclosure, Parrock.]

Wikidata

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Park

    pärk, n. an enclosed piece of land for a special purpose, as for wild beasts: a grass field: a tract of land surrounding a mansion: a piece of ground enclosed for recreation: (mil.) a space in an encampment occupied by the artillery; hence, a collection of artillery, or stores in an encampment.—v.t. to enclose: to bring together in a body, as artillery.—n. Park′er, the keeper of a park. [A.S. pearroc, prob. modified by Fr. parc.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. park

    A piece of ground (other than a battery) appointed for the ranging of guns or of ordnance stores.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. park

    The space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontons, and materials of all kinds, whether of powder, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., of an army when brought together; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery; a park of provisions; engineer park, and the like.

  2. park

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

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PARK

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Park is ranked #289 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Park surname appeared 106,696 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 36 would have the surname Park.

    72.9% or 77,867 total occurrences were Asian.
    23.3% or 24,903 total occurrences were White.
    1.7% or 1,857 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 1,067 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 843 total occurrences were Black.
    0.1% or 171 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of park in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of park in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of park in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Reitz:

    There was a lot of blood shed in that park back in the day.

  2. Arthur Levine:

    Lines are a function of three things: the number of guests in a park, the interest in a particular attraction and the ability of the park to move people through the line.

  3. Danielle Meitiv:

    We have no problem with people looking out for our kids. That's actually what people always did, look out for each other, it's the idea that looking out for them then becomes reporting them to the police and making it criminal... that it becomes somehow this is neglect. My kids were playing at the park.

  4. Julie Estrada:

    With the guidelines varying from state to state, the practices( for health and safety, including temperature checks) differ from park to park, the evolution of( Legoland California's) procedures has been done in consideration with local health partners and officials, as well as The CDC guidelines to ensure families can continue to have the confidence to play safely across Universal Studios Orlando Resort.

  5. Wendy Hart Ross:

    I get more comments on a daily basis about oil and gas impacts on the park.

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