- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
- An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.
- (transitive) To bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place.
- (transitive) To bring together in a park, or compact body.
- (transitive) To enclose in a park, or as in a park.
- (context, transitive, baseball) To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park.
- He really parked that one.
- (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.
- (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.
- (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.
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