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parcel

par·cel

parcel

 
pronunciation:
par sl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thing or group of things wrapped or packed together for carrying or shipping; package.
synonyms:
package
similar words:
box, bundle, carton, packet
definition 2: a distinct piece of land, often a portion of a larger tract.
synonyms:
lot, plot
similar words:
division, patch, plat, tract
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: parceled, parceling, parcels
definition 1: to allocate or allot in portions (usu. fol. by out).
synonyms:
allocate, allot, apportion, mete
similar words:
disburse, distribute, divide, divvy, dole, portion, ration
definition 2: to make into one or more packages.
synonyms:
package
similar words:
bag, box, bundle, wrap
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