parcel out

Definition of parcel out

  1. :  to divide or share (something) among different people, groups, etc. The money was parceled out to local charities. They plan to parcel the tickets out in a lottery. We need to stop parceling out the blame for this problem and start working on a solution.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  fragment, portion

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

    :  a tract or plot of land

  1. :  partly

  1. :  part-time, partial

  1. :  to divide into parts :  distribute

    :  to make up into a parcel :  wrap

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

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

Learn More about parcel out

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up parcel out? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!