Need another word that means the same as “parcel”? Find 51 synonyms and 30 related words for “parcel” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Parcel” are: bundle, package, packet, portion, share, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract, group, band, pack, gang, crowd, mob, company, collection, horde, party, troop, plot, piece, patch, area, section, allotment, pack up, wrap, wrap up, gift-wrap, tie up, do up, box, box up, bundle up, fasten together, divide up, portion out, distribute, share out, allocate, allot, apportion, hand out, give out, deal out, dispense, split up, carve up
Parcel as a Noun
Definitions of "Parcel" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “parcel” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A wrapped container.
- A piece of land, especially one considered as part of an estate.
- A quantity or amount of something, especially as dealt with in one commercial transaction.
- A collection of things wrapped or boxed together.
- An object or collection of objects wrapped in paper in order to be carried or sent by post.
- A portion of a larger body of air or other fluid considered as a discrete element.
- An extended area of land.
- A group of people of a specified sort.
- The allotment of some amount by dividing something.
Synonyms of "Parcel" as a noun (26 Words)
|allotment||The act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan.|
The allotment of equity securities.
|area||A part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function.|
The spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants.
|band||A flat, thin strip or loop of material, used as a fastener, for reinforcement, or as decoration.|
Wads of banknotes fastened with gummed paper bands.
|bundle||A package of several things tied together for carrying or storing.|
The new printer cost a bundle.
|collection||A sum of money raised during a church or charity collection.|
A collection is to be taken up for the Ecclesiastical Students Fund.
|company||The person or group of people whose society one is currently sharing.|
You re not much company I might as well go home.
|crowd||An informal body of friends.|
A match marred by crowd trouble.
|gang||An informal body of friends.|
Three men were attacked by a gang of youths.
|group||Two or more figures or objects forming a design.|
I ve always been a fan of the guitarists in the group.
|horde||A large group of people.|
|mob||A flock or herd of animals.|
He stood out from the rest of the mob with his silver hair and stacked shoes.
|pack||A quantity of fish fruit or other foods packed or canned in a particular season.|
The reports were a pack of lies.
|package||A package holiday.|
A package of measures announced by the government.
|packet||The contents of a packet.|
I can eat a whole packet of biscuits in one go.
|parcel of land||A wrapped container.|
|party||A person, especially one with specified characteristics.|
In 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level.
|patch||An adhesive piece of drug-impregnated material worn on the skin so that the drug may be absorbed gradually over a period of time.|
Patches of bluebells in the grass.
|piece||A sandwich or other item of food taken as a snack.|
I need to rest for a piece.
|piece of ground||A share of something.|
|piece of land||A work of art of some artistic value.|
|plot||A diagram, chart, or map.|
The plot consists almost entirely of a man and woman falling in love.
|portion||A person’s destiny or lot.|
He ll marry her fast enough when he knows the sum of her portion.
|section||A particular district of a town.|
Nails of round section.
|share||An instance of posting or reposting something on a social media website or application.|
He wanted his share in cash.
|tract||A brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet.|
Large tracts of natural forest.
|troop||An orderly crowd.|
Usage Examples of "Parcel" as a noun
- The lorry was carrying a large number of Royal Mail parcels.
- An inversion forms a barrier to a rising parcel of air.
- A brown paper parcel.
- A parcel bomb.
- She decided to divide her property into three parcels and invite sealed bids.
- A parcel of shares.
- A parcel of rogues.
Parcel as a Verb
Definitions of "Parcel" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “parcel” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Wrap (rope) with strips of tarred canvas, before binding it with yarn as part of a traditional technique to reduce chafing.
- Make (something) into a parcel by wrapping it.
- Make into a wrapped container.
- Divide into portions and then distribute.
- Cover with strips of canvas.
- Divide into parts.
Synonyms of "Parcel" as a verb (25 Words)
|allocate||Distribute (resources or duties) for a particular purpose.|
In past years we didn t allocate enough funds to infrastructure maintenance.
|allot||Allow to have.|
I was allotted a little room in the servants block.
|apportion||Give out as one’s portion or share.|
Voting power will be apportioned according to contribution.
|box||Engage in a boxing match.|
I ll box your ears.
|box up||Put into a box.|
|bundle up||Sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one’s betrothed.|
|carve up||Cut to pieces.|
|deal out||Administer or bestow, as in small portions.|
|dispense||Give special exemption from (a law or rule.|
Let s dispense with the formalities shall we.
|distribute||Distribute or disperse widely.|
You can distribute the system s output over your home network.
|divide up||Perform a division.|
|do up||Travel or traverse (a distance.|
|fasten together||Cause to be firmly attached.|
|gift-wrap||Wrap (a gift) attractively.|
|give out||Inflict as a punishment.|
|hand out||Guide or conduct or usher somewhere.|
|pack||Seal with packing.|
Students recently packed a hall to hear the poet.
|pack up||Fill to capacity.|
|package||Combine (various products) for sale as one unit.|
It s a question of trying to package the book properly.
|portion out||Give out.|
|share out||Have in common.|
|split up||Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure.|
|tie up||Unite musical notes by a tie.|
|wrap||Enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering.|
The candles are wrapped in tissue paper.
|wrap up||Crash into so as to coil around.|
Usage Examples of "Parcel" as a verb
- Parcel rope.
- The farmers argue that parcelling out commercial farmland in small plots will reduce productivity.
- The developers parceled the land.
- He parcelled up the goods and sent them back.
Associations of "Parcel" (30 Words)
|accumulate||Gradually gather or acquire (a resulting whole.|
Investigators have yet to accumulate enough evidence.
|bag||The quantity that a bag will hold.|
His bag now is learning to play golf.
|box||Engage in a boxing match.|
Each piece is boxed with a certificate of authenticity.
|bunch||Form into a bunch.|
I was awoken by a bunch of rowdy drunkards.
|bundle||Make into a bundle.|
He bundled up his few possessions.
|burden||The central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse.|
The burden of responsibility.
|cargo||Goods carried by a large vehicle.|
A cargo of oil.
|carrier||An aircraft carrier.|
Aircraft from the carrier Illustrious attacked the Italian fleet.
|cluster||Form a cluster or clusters.|
Clusters of creamy white flowers.
|consignment||The official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital.|
A consignment of drugs.
|ferryman||A man who operates a ferry.|
|freight||A charge for transport by freight.|
A decline in the amount of freight carried by rail.
|lade||Ship (goods) as cargo.|
Vessels lade there.
|load||Fill or place a load on.|
If the wire in the fuse is too thin to accept the load it will melt.
The wiring had been overloaded.
|pack||A convenient package or parcel as of cigarettes or film.|
A pack of cigarettes.
|package||A package holiday.|
Someone had left a suspicious package.
|packet||Make up into or wrap up in a packet.|
A hectic social life could cost a packet.
|packing||The action or process of packing something.|
A rifle packing sheriff.
|pile||Place or lay as if in a pile.|
She piled all the groceries on the counter.
|post||Publicize with or as if with a poster.|
She posted a photo of herself with the singer on Twitter.
|ream||Enlarge with a reamer.|
Ream a hole.
|sheaf||A package of several things tied together for carrying or storing.|
He waved a sheaf of papers in the air.
|shipment||The action of shipping goods.|
Logs waiting for shipment.
|shipping||The transport of goods by sea or some other means.|
The volume of shipping using these ports.
|stack||Fill or cover a place or surface with stacks of things.|
Stack the deck of cards.
|stuff||Fill with a stuffing while cooking.|
Her dark stuff gown.
|ton||A unit of weight or volume of sea cargo equal to a metric ton 1 000 kg or 40 cu ft.|
He scored 102 not out his third ton of the tour.
|transportation||The United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs created in 1966.|
The sentence was one of transportation for life.