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Definition 1: the allotment of some amount by dividing something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where parcel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

Synonyms for parcel in the sense of this definition

(parcel is a kind of ...) the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan

"the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"

Definition 2: a wrapped container - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for parcel in the sense of this definition

(parcel is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

(... is a kind of parcel ) a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing

(... is a kind of parcel ) a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)

(... is a kind of parcel ) a small package or bundle

Definition 3: a collection of things wrapped or boxed together - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for parcel in the sense of this definition

(parcel is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of parcel ) a small bundle of straw or hay

Definition 4: an extended area of land - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for parcel in the sense of this definition

(parcel is a kind of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is a kind of parcel ) the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

(... is a kind of parcel ) an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of land set aside for picnicking

(... is a kind of parcel ) a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area

"they went for a walk in the park"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property

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

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of ground free of obstacles to movement

(... is a kind of parcel ) the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located

(... is a kind of parcel ) an open area for holding fairs or exhibitions or circuses

(... is a kind of parcel ) an area where tollbooths are located

(... is a kind of parcel ) a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze

"they used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring" "he dreamed of a home on the range"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)

"they opened a repair yard on the edge of town"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a parcel of land having fixed boundaries

"he bought a lot on the lake"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation

"a bean plot" "a cabbage patch" "a briar patch"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential

"they decided to attack across the rocky terrain"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of land containing explosive mines

(... is a kind of parcel ) an area composed of subdivided lots

(... is a kind of parcel ) the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)

"a good site for the school"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a portion of a military position

(... is a kind of parcel ) an area for holding parades

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of low muddy land near an estuary; covered at high tide and exposed at low tide

(... is a kind of parcel ) land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

(... is a kind of parcel ) the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

"he hit the ball to deep center"

(... is a kind of parcel ) the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left

"the batter flied out to left"

(... is a kind of parcel ) the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

(... is a kind of parcel ) the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

(... is a kind of parcel ) the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

(... is a kind of parcel ) an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines

(... is a kind of parcel ) arid land with little or no vegetation

(... is a kind of parcel ) a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

(... is a kind of parcel ) a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought

"they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a region in which explosives mines have been placed

(... is a kind of parcel ) a place where animals breed

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

(... is a kind of parcel ) a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed

"he planted a field of wheat"

(... is a kind of parcel ) the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover effectively with gun fire from a given position

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)

(... is a kind of parcel ) a piece of land prepared for playing a game

"the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of land at a distance from city center that is designed for a cluster of businesses and factories

(... is a kind of parcel ) a tract of land where logs are accumulated

Definition 5: make into a wrapped container - [verb of contact]

(parcel is a kind of ...) arrange or fold as a cover or protection

"wrap the baby before taking her out" "Wrap the present"

Definition 6: cover with strips of canvas - [verb of contact]

Samples where parcel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • parcel rope

(parcel is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

Samples where parcel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The developers parceled the land

(parcel is a kind of ...) separate into parts or portions

"divide the cake into three equal parts" "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

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