part and parcel of

idiom

Definition of part and parcel of

: a basic and necessary part of (something)
  • Stress was part and parcel of the job.

Word by Word Definitions

part play
  1. : one of the often indefinite or unequal subdivisions into which something is or is regarded as divided and which together constitute the whole

  2. : an essential portion or integral element

  3. : one of several or many equal units of which something is composed or into which it is divisible : an amount equal to another amount

  1. : to separate from or take leave of someone

  2. : to take leave of one another

  3. : to become separated into parts

  1. : partly

  1. : partial

parcel play
  1. : a tract or plot of land

  2. : a wrapped bundle : package

  3. : a unit of salable merchandise

  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

  1. : part-time, partial

  1. : partly


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