Parallel Par"al*lel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paralleled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Paralleling}.] 1. To place or set so as to be parallel; to place so as to be parallel to, or to conform in direction with, something else. [1913 Webster]

The needle . . . doth parallel and place itself upon the true meridian. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To make to conform to something else in character, motive, aim, or the like. [1913 Webster]

His life is paralleled Even with the stroke and line of his great justice. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To equal; to match; to correspond to. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To produce or adduce as a parallel. [R.] --Locke. [1913 Webster]

My young remembrance can not parallel A fellow to it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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