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parcel

par·cel

parcel

pronunciation:
par sl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something wrapped or packed for carrying or shipping; package.
Please mail this parcel for me.
synonyms:
package
similar words:
box, bundle, carton, packet
definition 2: a piece of land that is a part of a larger piece.
The large piece of land was divided into parcels.
synonyms:
lot, plot
similar words:
division, patch, tract
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: parceled, parceling, parcels
definition: to divide into parts to be given out or sold (usually followed by "out").
Grandfather parceled out the land to his children.
synonyms:
allot
similar words:
distribute, divide, portion, ration