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Locate vs. Park

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Locateverb

(transitive) To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

Parknoun

An area of land set aside for environment preservation or recreation.

Locateverb

(transitive) To find out where something is located.

Parknoun

A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, such as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.

Locateverb

(transitive) To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of (Note: the designation may be purely descriptive: it need not be prescriptive.)

‘The council must locate the new hospital’; ‘to locate a mining claim’; ‘to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant’;

Parknoun

A piece of ground in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation.

‘Hyde Park in London;’; ‘Central Park in New York’;

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Locateverb

To place oneself; to take up one's residence; to settle.

Parknoun

An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.

Locateverb

To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

‘The captives and emigrants whom he brought with him were located in the trans-Tiberine quarter.’;

Parknoun

(US) A wide, flat-bottomed valley in a mountainous region.

Locateverb

To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant.

‘That part of the body in which the sense of touch is located.’;

Parknoun

An area used for specific purposes.

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Locateverb

To discover the location or site of; as, to locate the source of a radio transmission; to locate a leak; to locate the malfunction in a system.

Parknoun

An open space occupied by or reserved for vehicles, matériel or stores.

‘a wagon park;’; ‘an artillery park’;

Locateverb

To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle; as, to locate in Seattle.

Parknoun

A partially enclosed basin in which oysters are grown.

Locateverb

discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining;

‘Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?’; ‘My search turned up nothing’;

Parknoun

An area zoned for a particular (industrial or commercial) purpose.

‘business park;’; ‘industrial park;’; ‘science park’;

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Locateverb

determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey;

‘Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space’; ‘Locate the boundaries of the property’;

Parknoun

An area on which a sporting match is played; (soccer) a pitch.

Locateverb

assign a location to;

‘The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles’;

Parknoun

(UK) An inventory of matériel.

‘A country's tank park or artillery park.’;

Locateverb

take up residence and become established;

‘The immigrants settled in the Midwest’;

Parknoun

A space in which to leave a car; a parking space.

Locateverb

discover the exact place or position of

‘engineers were working to locate the fault’;

Parkverb

(transitive) To bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place.

‘You can park the car in front of the house.’; ‘I parked the drive heads of my hard disk before travelling with my laptop.’;

Locateverb

situate in a particular place

‘these popular apartments are centrally located’;

Parkverb

To defer (a matter) until a later date.

‘Let's park that until next week's meeting.’;

Locateverb

place within a particular context

‘they locate their policies in terms of wealth creation’;

Parkverb

(transitive) To bring together in a park, or compact body.

‘to park artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc.’;

Locateverb

establish oneself or one's business in a specified place

‘his marketing strategy has been to locate in small towns’;

Parkverb

(transitive) To enclose in a park, or as in a park.

Parkverb

To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park.

‘He really parked that one.’;

Parkverb

To engage in romantic or sexual activities inside a nonmoving vehicle.

‘They stopped at a romantic overlook, shut off the engine, and parked.’;

Parkverb

To sit, recline, or put, especially in a manner suggesting an intent to remain for some time.

‘He came in and parked himself in our living room.’; ‘Park your bags in the hall.’;

Parkverb

To invest money temporarily in an investment instrument considered to relatively free of risk, especially while awaiting other opportunities.

‘We decided to park our money in a safe, stable, low-yield bond fund until market conditions improve.’;

Parkverb

(Internet) To register a domain name, but make no use of it (See domain parking)

Parkverb

To enclose in a park, or partially enclosed basin.

Parkverb

To promenade or drive in a park.

Parkverb

To display style or gait on a park drive.

Parknoun

A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant.

Parknoun

A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.

‘While in the park I sing, the listening deerAttend my passion, and forget to fear.’;

Parknoun

A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York.

Parknoun

A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery.

Parknoun

A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.

Parknoun

Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a definite arrangement; also, the vehicles.

Parknoun

A position of the gear lever in a vehicle with automatic transmission, used when the vehicle is stopped, in which the transmission is in neutral and a brake is engaged.

Parkverb

To inclose in a park, or as in a park.

‘How are we parked, and bounded in a pale.’;

Parkverb

To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc.

Parkverb

In oyster culture, to inclose in a park.

Parkverb

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.

Parkverb

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

Parkverb

To promenade or drive in a park; also, of horses, to display style or gait on a park drive.

Parkverb

To come to a stop [in a vehicle] off of the public road and leave the vehicle standing; - typically the motor of a parked vehicle is not left running; as, he parked in a no-parking zone.

Parknoun

a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property;

‘there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park’;

Parknoun

a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area;

‘they went for a walk in the park’;

Parknoun

a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games);

‘take me out to the ballpark’;

Parknoun

Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)

Parknoun

a lot where cars are parked

Parknoun

a gear position that acts as a parking brake;

‘the put the car in park and got out’;

Parkverb

place temporarily;

‘park the car in the yard’; ‘park the children with the in-laws’; ‘park your bag in this locker’;

Parkverb

maneuver a vehicle into a parking space;

‘Park the car in front of the library’; ‘Can you park right here?’;

Park

A park is an area of natural, semi-natural or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. Urban parks are green spaces set aside for recreation inside towns and cities.

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