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park Tweet Definition of park Like Definition of park on Facebook
noun 
  1. A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.
  2. A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York.
  3. A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery.
  4. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
  5. An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place.
  2. (transitive) To bring together in a park, or compact body.
  3. (transitive) To enclose in a park, or as in a park.
  4. (context, transitive, baseball) To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park.
He really parked that one.
  1. (context, intransitive, slang) To engage in romantic or sexual activities inside a nonmoving vehicle.
They stopped at a romantic overlook, shut off the engine, and parked.
  1. (context, transitive, informal, sometimes reflexive) To sit, recline, or put, especially in a manner suggesting an intent to remain for some time.
He came in and parked himself in our living room.
Park your bags in the hall.
  1. (context, transitive, finance) To invest money temporarily in an investment instrument considered to relatively free of risk, specially while awaiting other opportunities.
We decided to our money in a safe, stable, low-yield bond fund until market conditions improve.
     
pioneer Tweet Definition of pioneer Like Definition of pioneer on Facebook
noun 
  1. One who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow
  2. (context, obsolete, military) A soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances.
pioneers of civilization; pioneers of reform
  1. (Ireland) a member of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association, a Catholic group who pledge abstinence from alcohol.
  2. (Russia) A child of 10–16 years in the former Soviet Union, in the second of the three stages in becoming a member of the Communist Party (after окÑÑбÑÑнок and before комÑомолеÑ).W:Pioneer movement, W
verb 
  1. To go before and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.
     
pogo Tweet Definition of pogo Like Definition of pogo on Facebook
noun 
  1. A dance associated with 1970s punk rock movement in which participants jump up and down on the spot in the manner of someone riding a pogo stick
verb 
  1. To use a pogo stick
  2. To dance the pogo
     

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