1. [ noun ] (geography) a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
Synonyms: parkland

"there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"

Related terms: tract national_park safari_park
2. [ verb ] place temporarily

"park the car in the yard" "park the children with the in-laws" "park your bag in this locker"

Related terms: situate put
3. [ noun ] (geography) a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
Synonyms: common green commons

"they went for a walk in the park"

Related terms: tract village_green amusement_park Central_Park urban_area
4. [ verb ] (transportation) maneuver a vehicle into a parking space

"Park the car in front of the library" "Can you park right here?"

Related terms: steer parallel-park angle-park double-park driving parking
5. [ noun ] (baseball,sport) a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)
Synonyms: ballpark

"take me out to the ballpark"

Related terms: stadium athletic_facility dugout stand ball_field bullpen baseball
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 461
7. [ noun ] (geography) a lot where cars are parked
Synonyms: parking_lot parking_area car_park
Related terms: lot used-car_lot
8. [ noun ] (geography) Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
Synonyms: mungo_park
Related terms: explorer
9. [ noun ] a gear position that acts as a parking brake

"the put the car in park and got out"

Related terms: gear
Similar spelling:   parky