part and parcel of

Definition of part and parcel of

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  an essential portion or integral element

    :  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

    :  to take leave of one another

    :  to become separated into parts

  1. :  partly

  1. :  partial

parcelplay
  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


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an incorrigible rascal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!