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English noun: parcel

1. parcel (artifact) a wrapped container


Synonymspackage


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)bundle, pack, packet, sheaf

2. parcel (act) the allotment of some amount by dividing something


SamplesDeath gets more than its share of attention from theologians.


Synonymsportion, share


Broader (hypernym)allocation, allotment, apportioning, apportionment, assignation, parceling, parcelling

3. parcel (location) an extended area of land


Synonymsparcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract


Broader (hypernym)geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Narrower (hyponym)athletic field, baseball diamond, battlefield, battleground, breeding ground, center, center field, centerfield, clearing, common, commons, desert, diamond, fairground, fairway, field, field, field, field of battle, field of fire, field of honor, glade, grassland, green, grounds, industrial park, infield, land site, left, left field, leftfield, lot, midway, mine field, minefield, mud flat, oasis, outfield, parade ground, park, park, parkland, patch, picnic area, picnic ground, playing area, playing field, plot, plot of ground, plot of land, public square, railway yard, railyard, range, right, right field, rightfield, sector, short, site, square, subdivision, terrain, toll plaza, yard, yard, yard

4. parcel (group) a collection of things wrapped or boxed together


Synonymsbundle, package, packet


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Narrower (hyponym)wisp


English verb: parcel

1. parcel (social) divide into parts


SamplesThe developers parceled the land.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)carve up, dissever, divide, separate, split, split up

2. parcel (contact) cover with strips of canvas


SamplesParcel rope.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover

3. parcel (contact) make into a wrapped container


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)wrap, wrap up









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