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park

 (pärk)
n.
1. An area of land set aside for public use, as:
a. A piece of land with few or no buildings within or adjoining a town, maintained for recreational and ornamental purposes.
b. A landscaped city square.
c. A large tract of rural land kept in its natural state and usually reserved for the enjoyment and recreation of visitors.
2. A broad, fairly level valley between mountain ranges: the high parks of the Rocky Mountains.
3. A tract of land attached to a country house, especially when including extensive gardens, woods, pastures, or a game preserve.
4. Sports A stadium or an enclosed playing field: a baseball park.
5.
a. An area where military vehicles or artillery are stored and serviced.
b. The materiel kept in such an area.
6. An area in or near a town designed and usually zoned for a certain purpose: a commercial park.
7. A position in an automatic transmission that disengages the gears and sets the brake so the vehicle cannot move: put the car in park and turned off the engine.
v. parked, park·ing, parks
v.tr.
1. To put or leave (a vehicle) for a time in a certain location.
2. Aerospace To place (a spacecraft or satellite) in a usually temporary orbit.
3. Informal To place or leave temporarily: parked the baby with neighbors; parking cash in a local bank account.
4. To assemble (artillery or other equipment) in a military park.
v.intr.
1. To park a motor vehicle: pulled over and parked next to the curb.
2. Slang To engage in kissing and caressing in a vehicle stopped in a secluded spot.

[Middle English, game preserve, enclosed tract of land, from Old French parc, from Vulgar Latin *parricus, fence, from *parra, perhaps, "wooden bar, espalier"; akin to Spanish parra, grapevine grown in an espalier, and French barre, bar; see barre.]

park′er n.

park

(pɑːk)
n
1. (Human Geography) a large area of land preserved in a natural state for recreational use by the public. See also national park
2. (Human Geography) a piece of open land in a town with public amenities
3. (Human Geography) NZ an area, esp of mountain country, reserved for recreational purposes
4. (Human Geography) a large area of land forming a private estate
5. (Law) English law an enclosed tract of land where wild beasts are protected, acquired by a subject by royal grant or prescription. Compare forest5
6. (Human Geography) an area designed and landscaped to accommodate a group of related enterprises, businesses, research establishments, etc: science park.
7. US and Canadian See amusement park
8. (Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian and NZ See car park
9. (General Sporting Terms) US and Canadian a playing field or sports stadium
10. (Soccer) the park informal Brit a soccer pitch
11. (Automotive Engineering) a gear selector position on the automatic transmission of a motor vehicle that acts as a parking brake
12. (Military) the area in which the equipment and supplies of a military formation are assembled
13. (Physical Geography) a high valley surrounded by mountains in the western US
vb
14. (Automotive Engineering) to stop and leave (a vehicle) temporarily
15. (Automotive Engineering) to manoeuvre (a motor vehicle) into a space for it to be left: try to park without hitting the kerb.
16. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange to register (securities) in the name of another or of nominees in order to conceal their real ownership
17. (tr) informal to leave or put somewhere: park yourself in front of the fire.
18. (Military) (intr) military to arrange equipment in a park
19. (tr) to enclose in or as a park
[C13: from Old French parc, from Medieval Latin parricus enclosure, from Germanic; compare Old High German pfarrih pen, Old English pearruc paddock1]
ˈparkˌlike adj

Park

(pɑːk)
n
1. (Biography) Mungo (ˈmʌŋɡəʊ). 1771–1806, Scottish explorer. He led two expeditions (1795–97; 1805–06) to trace the course of the Niger in Africa. He was drowned during the second expedition
2. (Biography) Nick, full name Nicholas Wulstan Park. born 1958, British animator and film director; his films include A Grand Day Out (1992), which introduced the characters Wallace and Gromit, and the feature-length Chicken Run (2000)
3. (Biography) Chung Hee. (ˈtʃʊŋ ˈhiː). 1917–79, South Korean politician; president of the Republic of Korea (1963–79); assassinated

park

(pɑrk)

n.
1. a public area of land, usu. in a natural state, having facilities for recreation.
2. an enclosed area or a stadium used for sports.
3. the grounds of a country house.
4. Western U.S. a broad valley in a mountainous region.
5. a space where vehicles, esp. automobiles, may be assembled or stationed.
9. a setting in an automatic transmission in which the transmission is in neutral and the brake is engaged.
v.t.
10. to leave (a vehicle) in a certain place for a period of time.
11. Informal. to put, leave, or settle.
12. to assemble (equipment or supplies) in a military park.
13. to place (a satellite) in orbit.
v.i.
14. to park a vehicle.
[1225–75; < Old French parc enclosure < early Medieval Latin parricus < West Germanic *parruk (see paddock)]
park′er, n.

Park

(pɑrk)

n.
Mungo, 1771–1806?, Scottish explorer in Africa.

park

- Originally a legal term for land held by royal grant for the keeping of game animals for royals to hunt.
See also related terms for hunting.

Park

 a space occupied by parked vehicles, stores, etc.; hence, the objects themselves, collectively; an enclosed area in which game beasts such as deer are bred; a place for breeding oysters.
Examples: park of artillery, 1755; a vast park of carriages, 1827; of deer, 1781; of oyster culture, 1883; of oysters; of wild fish, 1607; of young oysterlings, 1851; a park of waggons, 1859.

park


Past participle: parked
Gerund: parking

Imperative
park
park
Present
I park
you park
he/she/it parks
we park
you park
they park
Preterite
I parked
you parked
he/she/it parked
we parked
you parked
they parked
Present Continuous
I am parking
you are parking
he/she/it is parking
we are parking
you are parking
they are parking
Present Perfect
I have parked
you have parked
he/she/it has parked
we have parked
you have parked
they have parked
Past Continuous
I was parking
you were parking
he/she/it was parking
we were parking
you were parking
they were parking
Past Perfect
I had parked
you had parked
he/she/it had parked
we had parked
you had parked
they had parked
Future
I will park
you will park
he/she/it will park
we will park
you will park
they will park
Future Perfect
I will have parked
you will have parked
he/she/it will have parked
we will have parked
you will have parked
they will have parked
Future Continuous
I will be parking
you will be parking
he/she/it will be parking
we will be parking
you will be parking
they will be parking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been parking
you have been parking
he/she/it has been parking
we have been parking
you have been parking
they have been parking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been parking
you will have been parking
he/she/it will have been parking
we will have been parking
you will have been parking
they will have been parking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been parking
you had been parking
he/she/it had been parking
we had been parking
you had been parking
they had been parking
Conditional
I would park
you would park
he/she/it would park
we would park
you would park
they would park
Past Conditional
I would have parked
you would have parked
he/she/it would have parked
we would have parked
you would have parked
they would have parked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.park - a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public propertypark - a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property; "there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"
national park - a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property
safari park - an area of parkland where wild animals are kept and can be viewed by visitors driving through
2.park - a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
amusement park, funfair, pleasure ground - a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
populated area, urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
village green - a village park consisting of a plot of grassy land
3.park - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)park - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
ball field, baseball field, diamond - the baseball playing field
bullpen - a place on a baseball field where relief pitchers can warm up during a game
dugout - either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
sports stadium, stadium, arena, bowl - a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
stand - tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
4.Park - Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
5.park - a lot where cars are parkedpark - a lot where cars are parked    
lot - a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
used-car lot - a parking lot where a dealer in used-cars displays cars for sale
6.park - a gear position that acts as a parking brake; "the put the car in park and got out"
gear mechanism, gear - a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
Verb1.park - place temporarily; "park the car in the yard"; "park the children with the in-laws"; "park your bag in this locker"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
2.park - maneuver a vehicle into a parking space; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
channelise, channelize, guide, maneuver, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, head, direct - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
angle-park - park at an angle
parallel-park - park directly behind another vehicle
double-park - park a vehicle alongside another

park

noun
1. recreation ground, garden, playground, pleasure garden, playpark, domain (N.Z.) We went for a brisk walk round the park.
2. parkland, grounds, estate, lawns, woodland, grassland a manor house in six acres of park and woodland
3. field, pitch, playing field Chris was the best player on the park.
verb
1. leave, stop, station, position He found a place to park the car.
2. put (down), leave, place, stick, deposit, dump, shove, plonk (informal) Just park your bag on the floor.
park yourself sit (down), perch, seat yourself, install yourself He parked himself in the corner all night.
Quotations
"The parks are the lungs of London" [William Pitt, Earl of Chapman]
Translations
حَديقَة تابِعَة لِقَصْرمُتَنَزَّهمُتَنَزَهٌيَركُنُ سِيَارَةًيوقِف السيّارَه
parkparkovatobora
parkparkerehave
puistopysäköidä
parkparkirati
parkolparkparkíroz
taman
almenningsgarîurgarîur/landssvæîi umhverfis höll/seturleggja bíl
公園駐車する
공원주차하다
automobilio stovėjimo skaitiklispastatyti automobilįželdynas
novietot automašīnuparks
parc
parkovaťzvernica
parkparkirati
parkparkera
จอดรถสวนสาธารณะ
parkpark etmekbüyük bahçe
công viênđỗ xe

park

[pɑːk]
A. N
1. (= public gardens) → parque m
see also business B
see also science B
2. (Brit) (Sport) (= field) → campo m
B. VT
1. (Aut) → aparcar (Sp), estacionar (esp LAm)
can I park my car here?¿puedo aparcar mi coche aquí?
2. (= put) → poner, dejar
she parked herself on the sofase colocó en el sofá
C. VI (Aut) → aparcar (Sp), estacionarse (esp LAm)
D. CPD park keeper Nguardián/ana m/f (de parque), guardabosque mf

park

[ˈpɑːrk]
n
(= public garden) → parc m park bench
(also national park) → parc m park ranger
(also safari park) → réserve f d'animaux park ranger
[country house] → parc m
vt [+ car] → garer
Where can I park my car? → est-ce que je peux garer ma voiture?
vise garer
We couldn't find anywhere to park → Nous avons eu du mal à nous garer.
park up
vise garer
vt sepgarer

park

n
Park m; national parkNationalpark m
(Brit Sport: = field) → (Sport)platz m
(US: = car park) → Parkplatz m
(Mil) → Arsenal nt
(Aut) to put/leave a car in parkdas Getriebe in Parkstellung bringen/lassen
vt
carparken; bicycleabstellen; a parked carein parkendes Auto; there’s been a car parked outside for daysdraußen parkt schon seit Tagen ein Auto; he was very badly parkeder hatte miserabel geparkt
(inf: = put) luggage etcabstellen; he parked himself right in front of the fireer pflanzte sich direkt vor den Kamin (inf); we parked the children with the neighbourswir haben die Kinder bei den Nachbarn abgegeben or gelassen; find somewhere to park your backside (hum)such dir was, wo du dich platzen kannst (hum)
(Comput) hard diskparken
viparken; there was nowhere to parkes gab nirgendwo einen Parkplatz; to find a place to parkeinen Parkplatz finden; (in line of cars) → eine Parklücke finden

park

:
park keeper
nParkwächter(in) m(f)
parkland
nGrünland nt
park ranger, park warden
n (in national park) → Nationalparkwächter(in) m(f), → Aufseher(in) m(f)in einem Nationalpark; (in forest) → Förster(in) m(f); (in game reserve) → Wildhüter(in) m(f)
parkway
n (US) → Allee f

park

[pɑːk]
1. n (gen) → parco; (public) → giardino pubblico
2. vt (Aut) → parcheggiare
3. vi (Aut) → parcheggiare, parcheggiarsi

park

(paːk) noun
1. a public piece of ground with grass and trees. The children go to the park every morning to play.
2. the land surrounding a large country house. Deer run wild in the park surrounding the mansion.
verb
to stop and leave (a motor car etc) for a time. He parked in front of our house.
ˈparking-lot noun
(American) a car park.
ˈparking-meter noun
a coin-operated meter beside which a car may be parked for the number of minutes or hours shown on the meter.

park

مُتَنَزَهٌ, يَركُنُ سِيَارَةً park, parkovat park, parkere Park, parken παρκάρω, πάρκο aparcar, estacionar, parque puisto, pysäköidä garer, parc park, parkirati parcheggiare, parco 公園, 駐車する 공원, 주차하다 park, parkeren park, parkere park, zaparkować estacionar, parque парк, парковать(ся) park, parkera จอดรถ, สวนสาธารณะ park, park etmek công viên, đỗ xe 停泊车辆, 公园
References in classic literature ?
I have a pony at home, and ride nearly every day in the park with Fred and Kate.
IF YOU HAVE lived in cities and have walked in the park on a summer afternoon, you have perhaps seen, blinking in a corner of his iron cage, a huge, grotesque kind of monkey, a creature with ugly, sag- ging, hairless skin below his eyes and a bright pur- ple underbody.
They had the bloom of health and happiness; and yet, as if I had been in charge of a pair of little grandees, of princes of the blood, for whom everything, to be right, would have to be enclosed and protected, the only form that, in my fancy, the afteryears could take for them was that of a romantic, a really royal extension of the garden and the park.
Not always, though: Ledyard, the great New England traveller, and Mungo Park, the Scotch one; of all men, they possessed the least assurance in the parlor.
Squire Gordon's park skirted the village of Birtwick.
Meantime, Teta Elzbieta would go and beg, over in the Hyde Park district, and the children would bring home enough to pacify Aniele, and keep them all alive.
I saw their park, their pleasure-ground, beyond through the wood, in Spaulding's cranberry-meadow.
It was well the weather required no fire in the parlor, for I think one might as well have tried to warm a park.
Goddard's to attend a sick child, and Miss Nash had seen him, and he had told Miss Nash, that as he was coming back yesterday from Clayton Park, he had met Mr.
Their estate was large, and their residence was at Norland Park, in the centre of their property, where, for many generations, they had lived in so respectable a manner as to engage the general good opinion of their surrounding acquaintance.
James's Park, before the door of a house beyond her opened, and a lady in mourning came out, accompanied by two little girls.
He has a noble palace, and a park of about three thousand acres, surrounded by a wall of hewn stone twenty feet high.