parcel off

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of parcel off

: to divide (something, such as land) into separate, smaller parts especially in order to sell it
  • The property was eventually parceled off and sold in pieces.

Word by Word Definitions

parcel play
  1. : fragment, portion

  2. : a volume of a fluid (such as air) considered as a single entity within a greater volume of the same fluid

  3. : a tract or plot of land

  1. : partly

  1. : part-time, partial

  1. : to divide into parts : distribute

  2. : to make up into a parcel : wrap

  3. : to cover (something, such as a rope) with strips of canvas or tape

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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