(noun, verb, adverb)


1. (obsolete) Part or half; in part; partially.


1. a wrapped container

Similar word(s): package

Definition categories: man–made, container

2. the allotment of some amount by dividing something

Similar word(s): portion, share

Definition categories: act, allocation, allotment, apportioning, apportionment, assignation, parceling, parcelling

3. an extended area of land

Similar word(s): tract

Definition categories: location

4. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

Similar word(s): bundle, package, packet

Definition categories: group, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

Sentences with parcel as a noun:

- I saw a brown paper parcel on my doorstep.

- I own a small parcel of land between the refinery and the fish cannery.

- A certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.


1. divide into parts

- The developers parceled the land

Definition categories: social, dissever, divide, separate, split

2. cover with strips of canvas

- parcel rope

Definition categories: contact, cover

3. make into a wrapped container

Definition categories: contact, wrap

Sentences with parcel as a verb:

- Worm and parcel with the lay; turn and serve the other way.