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English noun: park

1. park (location) a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property


SamplesThere are laws that protect the wildlife in this park.


Synonymsparkland


Broader (hypernym)parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract


Narrower (hyponym)national park, safari park

2. park (location) a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area


SamplesThey went for a walk in the park.


Synonymscommon, commons, green


Broader (hypernym)parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract


Narrower (hyponym)amusement park, funfair, pleasure ground, village green


Instance hyponymCentral Park


Part meronympopulated area, urban area

3. park (artifact) a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)


SamplesTake me out to the ballpark.


Synonymsballpark


Broader (hypernym)arena, bowl, sports stadium, stadium


Part holonymball field, baseball field, bullpen, diamond, dugout, stand


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

4. Park (person) Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)


SynonymsMungo Park


Instance hypernymadventurer, explorer

5. park (location) a lot where cars are parked


Synonymscar park, parking area, parking lot


Broader (hypernym)lot


Narrower (hyponym)used-car lot

6. park (artifact) a gear position that acts as a parking brake


SamplesThe put the car in park and got out.


Broader (hypernym)gear, gear mechanism


English verb: park

1. park (contact) place temporarily


SamplesPark the car in the yard.
Park the children with the in-laws.
Park your bag in this locker.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

2. park (motion) maneuver a vehicle into a parking space


SamplesPark the car in front of the library.
Can you park right here?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer


Narrower (hyponym)angle-park, double-park, parallel-park


Domain categorydriving









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