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Meaning of PARK

Pronunciation:  pârk, pârk

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

PARK is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Park\, n.
    Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a
    definite arrangement; also, the vehicles.
  2. \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.
  3. \Park\, v. i.
    To promenade or drive in a park; also, of horses, to display
    style or gait on a park drive.
  4. \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,
    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.
  5. \Park\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    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.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are at a park, represents a temporary escape from reality. It indicates renewal, meditation, and spirituality. It is also an indication of a readjustment period after a serious personal conflict or an ending of a passionate affair. Dreaming that you are lost in a park indicates your struggles with your career, relationship, or other problem. You may feel alienated by society. Dreaming that you parked your car in a non-parking zone,
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