Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun parcel

4 senses of parcel

Sense 1
package, parcel -- (a wrapped container)
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

Sense 2
parcel, portion, share -- (the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians")
       => allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation -- (the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state")

Sense 3
tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)
       => geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region -- (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Sense 4
package, bundle, packet, parcel -- (a collection of things wrapped or boxed together)
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb parcel

3 senses of parcel

Sense 1
parcel -- (divide into parts; "The developers parceled the land")
       => divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up -- (separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I")

Sense 2
parcel -- (cover with strips of canvas; "parcel rope")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 3
parcel -- (make into a wrapped container)
       => wrap, wrap up -- (arrange or fold as a cover or protection; "wrap the baby before taking her out"; "Wrap the present")

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