Complete Definition of "park"

See also Park
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/pÉË(r)k/, SAMPA|/pA:(r)k/, AHD|pärk
audio|en-us-park.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ÉË(r)k

Noun
en-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.

Antonyms
(a piece of ground in or near a city): building, skyscraper, street

Synonyms
(a piece of ground in or near a city): courtyard, garden, plaza

Quotations
(a piece of ground in or near a city): 1994: âI roamed the streets and parks, as far removed from the idea of art and pretense as I could take myself, discovering there the kind of truth I was supposed to be setting down on paperâ¦â âThe Blue Star, Robert Ferro

Translations
trans-top|ground for preservation of game, etc.
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trans-top|ground for recreation
Arabic: Arab|حدÙÙØ© IPAchar|(ħadÄ«eqa) f, Arab|ÙÙتز٠IPAchar|(múntazah) m
Cantonese: å¬å (gung1 yun4)
Chinese: å¬å, å¬å­ (gÅngyuán)
Dutch: park m
Esperanto: parko
Finnish: puisto
French: parc m, jardin public m
German: Park m
Hebrew: פרק (park) m
Hindi: बाà¤à¤¼ (bÄga)
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Hungarian: park#Hungarian|park
Italian: parco m
Interlingua: hortus
Japanese: å¬å (ãããã, kÅen)
Korean: ê³µì (å¬å, gong-won)
Polish: park m
Portuguese: parque m
Romanian: parc n
Russian: паÑк (park) m
Spanish: parque m
Swedish: park#Swedish|park c
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trans-top|space occupied by animals, wagons, etc.
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trans-top|basin where oysters are grown
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trans-top|an enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting
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Derived terms
amusement park
ballpark
theme park

Verb
en-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 park our money in a safe, stable, low-yield bond fund until market conditions improve.

Translations
trans-top|bring to a halt
Arabic: Arab|ÙÙÙ|ÙÙÙÙ IPAchar|(wáqqafa)
Chinese: å (tíng)
Dutch: parkeren
Finnish: pysäköidä
French: garer, parquer
German: parken
Hungarian: parkolni, várakozni
Italian: sostare, parcheggiare
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Japanese: é§è»ãã (ã¡ãããããã, chÅ«sha suru)
Korean: 주차íë¤ (juchahada)
Portuguese: estacionar
Russian: ÑÑавиÑÑ Ð½Ð° ÑÑоÑÐ½ÐºÑ (stávitâ na stojánku)
Spanish: estacionar
Swahili: kuegesha
Swedish: parkera (if the intention is to leave the vehicle, otherwise stanna)
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trans-top|bring together in a park
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trans-top|enclose in a park
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Category:English ergative verbs


Breton

Noun
park m

  1. field

Category:Breton nouns


Hungarian

Noun
park (p parkok)

  1. park

Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-park.ogg|audio

Noun
park (p parker, def sing parken, def pl parkerna)

  1. park (in a city)

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