Definitions for: Park


[n] a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark"
[n] a gear position that acts as a parking brake; "the put the car in park and got out"
[n] a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property; "there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"
[n] a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
[n] a lot where cars are parked
[n] Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
[v] place temporarily; "park the car in the yard"; "park the children with the in-laws"; "park your bag in this locker"
[v] maneuver a vehicle into a parking space; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"



Webster (1913) Definition: Park, n.
Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a
definite arrangement; also, the vehicles.


Park, v. t.
1. To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park
artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc.

2. In oyster culture, to inclose in a park.


Park, v. i.
To promenade or drive in a park; also, of horses, to display
style or gait on a park drive.


Park, n. [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.]
1. (Eng. Law) A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with
beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription,
or the king's grant. --Mozley & W.

2. 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. --Chaucer.

While in the park I sing, the listening deer Attend
my passion, and forget to fear. --Waller.

3. 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. (Mil.) 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. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
[Written also parc.]

Park of artillery. See under Artillery.

Park phaeton, a small, low carriage, for use in parks.


Park, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Parked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Parking.]
1. To inclose in a park, or as in a park.

How are we parked, and bounded in a pale. --Shak.

2. (Mil.) To bring together in a park, or compact body; as,
to park the artillery, the wagons, etc.

Synonyms: ballpark, car park, common, commons, green, Mungo Park, parking area, parking lot, parkland

See Also: adventurer, amusement park, angle-park, athletic facility, ball field, bullpen, Central Park, channelise, channelize, diamond, direct, double-park, dugout, explorer, funfair, gear, gear mechanism, guide, head, lay, lot, maneuver, manoeuvre, national park, parallel-park, parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, place, pleasure ground, point, pose, position, put, safari park, set, stand, stands, steer, tract, urban area, used-car lot, village green

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