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


The word park is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun park

What does park mean as a name of something?

Park is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: parks

  1. a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    • example: there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of park: parkland
    • more generic terms: parcel / parcel of land / piece of ground / piece of land / tract = an extended area of land
    • more specific terms:
      • national park = a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property
      • safari park = an area of parkland where wild animals are kept and can be viewed by visitors driving through
  2. a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
  3. a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)
    • domain: ball / baseball / baseball game
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of park: ballpark
    • more generic terms: arena / bowl / sports stadium / stadium = a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    • parts:
      • baseball field / ball field / diamond = the baseball playing field
      • bullpen = a place on a baseball field where relief pitchers can warm up during a game
      • dugout = either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
      • stand = tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event
  4. Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
  5. a lot where cars are parked
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of park: car park / parking area / parking lot
    • more generic word: lot = a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • more specific term: used-car lot = a parking lot where a dealer in used-cars displays cars for sale
  6. a gear position that acts as a parking brake
    • example: the put the car in park and got out
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: gear / gear mechanism = a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose

Alternative definition of the noun park


  1. 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.
  2. A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation
  3. [rare] A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together.
  4. [UK] An inventory of materiél
  5. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
  6. An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.
  7. [US] A grassy basin surrounded by mountains.
  8. [soccer] the pitch, the area on which a match is played.
  9. [Australia] a space in a car park

Definition of the verb park

What does park mean as a doing word?

Park is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: parked | parking | parks

  1. place temporarily
    • examples: park the car in the yard | park the children with the in-laws | park your bag in this locker
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]I stashed the book
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Destination, locative adverb]I put the book here/there | I spooned the sauce there
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Destination]I put the book on/under/near the table

      Verbs of Putting (with the same syntax): bury, deposit, embed, insert, install, plant, stash, stow.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic words: lay / place / pose / position / put / set = put into a certain place or abstract location
  2. maneuver a vehicle into a parking space


  1. "Park" is the name of an independent comedy-drama film released in 2007. It was produced by Dana Jackson and directed by Kurt Voelker.
  2. "Park" is a 2005 short comedy film written and directed by Andy Pearson.


  1. Park is a fictional character from the 2013 film Final Recipe.
  2. Park a.k.a. Gumimin is a fictional character from the 2012 animated film Jewelpet the Movie: Sweets Dance Princess.
  3. Park is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Descendants of Hong Gil-dong.
  4. Park is a fictional character from the 2012 film As One.
  5. Park is a fictional character from the 2007 film Texture of Skin.
  6. Park is a fictional character from the 2004 film Spider Forest.
  7. Park is a fictional character from the 1981 film Inchon.
  8. Park is a fictional character from the 2004 film Crash.
  9. Park is a fictional character from the 2007 film Pirates of the Carribean: At World's End.
  10. Park is a fictional film character.
  11. Park is a fictional film character.
  12. Park is a fictional film character.
  13. Park is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Park's, Park Ha, Dr. Park, Ken Park, Min Park, Mr. Park, Park Jun, Park Min, Tom Park, Adam Park, Luna Park, Luna-park, Park Joon, Alice Park, Brian Park, Clive Park, David Park, Linda Park, Park Ae-ja and Park Eun-a.


  1. Park a.k.a. Park Joong-hoon is a South Korean actor.
  2. Park a.k.a. Park Gok-ji is a South Korean film editor. She is the wife of film director Park Heung-sik with whom she has several children, and used her influence within the local industry to aid the production of his second film, The Railroad. Park and her colleague Jeong Jin-hee won Best Editor at the 5th Korean Film Awards for A Dirty Carnival, and received a further nomination for Best Editor at the 1st Asian Film Awards.
  3. Park a.k.a. Park Heung-sik is a South Korean film director and screenwriter.
  4. Park a.k.a. Christopher D. Parker is a film producer.

There are other people with in their name, like Art Park, Ben Park, Ian Park, Jay Park, Jim Park, Jin Park, Joe Park, Mae Park, Med Park, Mia Park and many others.

Phrases with Park

Phrases starting with the word Park:

  1. park ave.
  2. park bench
  3. Park Light
  4. park avenue
  5. Park Willow

Phrases ending with the word Park:

  1. car park
  2. Fun Park
  3. Snow Park
  4. Tank Park
  5. wind park
  6. angle-park
  7. mungo park
  8. theme park
  9. Water park
  10. double-park
  11. oyster park
  12. Pocket park
  13. safari park
  14. belmont park
  15. Caravan park

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Park

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Google previewIllustrated Guide to London Sights. A glance at every object of interest; ... and the Great Exhibition of 1862 (1862)

by London

Cadiz, the range of which is said to be three miles, its weight being sixteen tons l The Park is a delightful lounge on a fine morning, between ten and eleven, enlivened as it is by the strains of military music, per~ formed by one oi the regiments ...

Google previewThe Federal Employee (1920)

Besides its educational character, Mesa Verde National Park is a land of weird beauty. The canyons which...

Of all the high mountain resorts, Rocky Mountain National Park is the most accessible, be- ingonly 70miles from Denver. Hot Springs ...

Google previewDevil's Night (2013)

And Other True Tales of Detroit by Ze'ev Chafets

Highland Park is the headquarters for the Chrysler Corporation, and two generations ago it was a model of urban progress, with the country's first freeway and one of its first junior...

Today, Highland Park is a smaller, meaner version of Detroit.

Google previewThe Seer of Bayside (2014)

Veronica Lueken and the Struggle to Define Catholicism by Joseph P. Laycock

Dominating the park is a twelvestoryhigh stainlesssteel model of the Earth known as “The Unisphere.” From the base of this monument, paved walkways radiate outward, leading visitors past skateboarders, soccer fields, and icecream vendors ...

Google previewGeological Survey Bulletin (1965)

ABSTRACT Northwestern North Park Is an area of about 340 square miles, occupying the northwestern part of the North Park basin, Jackson County, Colo. North Park is a large intermontane topographic ...

Google previewThe Underground Guide to New York City Subways (2000)

by Dave Frattini

Pelham Bay Park is the termination point of the 6 Line, and once you get past the last-leg wood and tacky “sign—benches” of the platform, you will be ensconced in one of the best elevated plazas in the city. The simply sparkling tiles and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Golf (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Randon Jerris


Google previewEncyclopedia of New Jersey (2004)

by Maxine N. Lurie, Marc Mappen

BERGEN Allendale Boro Alpine Boro Bergenfseld Boro Bogota Bom Carlsladt Burn C'lit'Nde Park Boro Closter Horn CresskilJ Burn Demarest Bern Dumonl Born Hast Ruthcrlurd Boro Edgewater Boro F.lmwood Park Boro Emerson Boro ...

Google previewAntarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)

by Andrew Jon Hund

Tuktut Nogait National Park (68°49′N 121° 44′W) is located at the northwestern corner of the Canadian mainland. It is at the far northeastern corner of the Northwest Territories, just on the Nunavut border on Amundsen Gulf. It looks out from ...

Google previewThe Gardeners and Florists Dictionary, Or a Complete System of Horticulture: ... To which is Added, A Catalogue of Curious Trees, Plants and Fruits, ... In Two Volumes. By Philip Miller ... (1724)

by Philip Miller

Park. Thear.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 16: Sports and Recreation by Harvey H. Jackson III

The Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park, opened in 1928 and closed in 1983, once hosted concerts by famous entertainers, including Elvis Presley, and housed dozens of popular rides and attractions such as the Monster, the Zephyr, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kansas (2000)

by Nancy Capace

Overland Park Garner E . Shriver, Wichita Joe Skubitz, Pittsburg NINETY-FOURTH CONGRESS JANUARY 3, ...

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Quotes about Park

So when people go to the park this summer, they are not going to have the same quality of a visit. There is not going to be a ranger out on the trail to tell them about the important cultural and historic areas within the Olympic National Park. (Norm Dicks)
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1K5

The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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