Park Definition

pärk
parked, parking, parks
noun
parks
An enclosed area of land, held by royal grant or prescription, stocked and preserved for hunting.
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An area of land containing pasture, woods, lakes, etc., surrounding a large country house.
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A level, open area surrounded by mountains or forest.
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A stadium or an enclosed playing field.
A baseball park.
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verb
parked, parking, parks
To enclose in or as in a park.
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To place (a spacecraft or satellite) in a usually temporary orbit.
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To park a vehicle.
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To store (military equipment) in a park.
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To leave or set in a particular place; deposit.
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Antonyms:
back-outdepart
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proper name
1771-1806; Scot. explorer in Africa.
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pronoun

A surname, the English form of a surname very common in Korea. (ë°• (Bak), 朴). The third most common Korean surname.

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Other Word Forms of Park

Noun

Singular:
park
Plural:
Parks

Origin of Park

  • From Middle English park, from Old French parc (“livestock pen"), from Medieval Latin parcus, parricus, from Frankish *parrik (“enclosure, pen"), from Proto-Germanic *parrukaz (“enclosure, fence"), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)par- (“beam, log"). Cognate with Old High German pfarrih, pferrih (“enclosure, pen"), Old English pearroc (“enclosure"), Old Norse parrak (“enclosure, pen" also "distress, anxiety"). More at parrock, paddock.

    From Wiktionary

  • 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 barre

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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