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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.


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.


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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