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Parcel appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Parcel truths in a Danish turtle crap.
  • Parcel bare ferret up mock computer-referable crap.
  • "Evil yams parcel truth to be lurid," I rule, "both turtle craps may live".
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun parcel:


Parcel is sometimes a misspelling of partial.

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Definition of the noun parcel

What does parcel mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: parcels

  1. a wrapped container
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of parcel: package
    • more generic word: container = any object that can be used to hold things
    • more specific words:
      • bundle / sheaf = a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
      • pack = a convenient package or parcel
      • packet = a small package or bundle
  2. the allotment of some amount by dividing something
  3. an extended area of land
  4. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

Alternative definition of the noun parcel


  1. A package wrapped for shipment.
  2. A division of land bought and sold as a unit.
  3. [obsolete] A group of birds.
  4. A small amount of food that has been wrapped up, for example a pastry.

Definition of the verb parcel

What does parcel mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: parcelled, parcelling

  1. divide into parts
  2. cover with strips of canvas
    • example: parcel rope
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: cover = provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  3. make into a wrapped container
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: wrap / wrap up = arrange or fold as a cover or protection

Alternative definition of the verb parcel


  1. To wrap something up into the form of a package.
  2. To wrap a strip around the end of a rope.


Parcel is a fictional character from the 1997 film Palkon Ki Chaon Mein.


"Parcel" is a book by David Campton.

  • also known as "Parcel: a play"


  1. Parcel: A parcel is a package bearing the name and address of the recipient in order to be routed through the services of the postal service or by express package delivery service to the recipient.
  2. Parcel: A parcel is an individual consignment of cargo for shipment. Is the unit used in the daily practice for sending and receiving all kinds of cargo. It may have all shapes and sizes. The size can range from an actual mail parcel to 100 boxes of wine, with a top limit, for example, of 4 million barrels cargo of oil large enough to fill a supertanker.

Phrases with parcel

Phrases starting with the word parcel:

  1. parcel out
  2. parcel bomb
  3. parcel post
  4. parcel of land

Phrases ending with the word parcel:

  1. Air parcel
  2. Part and Parcel
  3. Pass the Parcel

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for parcel

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Google previewPrinciples of Atmospheric Science (2011)

by John E. Frederick

Conceptually, the parcel is a separate volume of air whose temperature is not always the same as that of the background atmosphere.At level P1, let both the parcel ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography Terms, Themes, and Concepts (2011)

by Stephen John Stadler

A few meters across, an air parcel has consistency of temperature, pressure, and density within and is compared to the air around it (known as the environmental air). As air parcels rise they decompress; that is, the same mass takes up more ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Education Economics and Finance (2014)

by Dominic J. Brewer, Lawrence O. Picus

Parcel. Tax. Schools in theUnited States receive funds froma varietyof sources, including thefederal, state, and local levels of government.The primary source oflocal funding isthe ad valorem property tax, whichis basedon theassessed value ...

Google previewA Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 Vols.) (2010)

by Anton Lustig

gyeq1 / gyeq5 (parcel) a n. / spec. n. parcel, wrapped up ...

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Quotes about parcel

Is advertising moral? It is part and parcel of the American free enterprise system... I challenge anybody to show any economic system that has done as much for so many in so short a time. (Morris Hite)
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1C3E1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of PARCEL

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