Parked
Park Park, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parking}.] 1. To inclose in a park, or as in a park. [1913 Webster]

How are we parked, and bounded in a pale. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil.) To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. In oyster culture, to inclose in a park. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. To bring (a vehicle) to a stop and leave it standing; -- typically a parked vehicle is off of the public road, the motor is not running, and the driver has left the vehicle.

Note: a vehicle stopped but still running with the driver in it is said to be {standing}. {parallel-park} [PJC]

5. To place (an object) in a temporary location; as, to park oneself on the couch; to park one's money in a mutual fund. [informal] [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • parked — adjective Left in a public location when not in use. a row of parked cars …   Wiktionary

  • parked — adj. Parked is used with these nouns: ↑car, ↑vehicle …   Collocations dictionary

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  • parked — m où parquet …   Dictionnaire Breton-Français

  • parked — See parking …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • well-parked — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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