Parcel vs. Property

Parcel vs. Property — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Parcel and Property

Parcelnoun

A package wrapped for shipment.

I saw a brown paper parcel on my doorstep.

Propertynoun

Something that is owned.

Leave those books alone! They are my property.Important types of property include real property (land), personal property (other physical possessions), and intellectual property (rights over artistic creations, inventions, etc.).

Parcelnoun

An individual consignment of cargo for shipment, regardless of size and form.

Propertynoun

A piece of real estate, such as a parcel of land.

There is a large house on the property.

Parcelnoun

A division of land bought and sold as a unit.

I own a small parcel of land between the refinery and the fish cannery.

Propertynoun

Real estate; the business of selling houses.

He works in property as a housing consultant.
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Parcelnoun

(obsolete) A group of birds.

Propertynoun

The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing.

Parcelnoun

An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.

Propertynoun

An attribute or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept.

Charm is his most endearing property.

Parcelnoun

A small amount of food that has been wrapped up, for example a pastry.

Propertynoun

An attribute or abstract quality which is characteristic of a class of objects.

Matter can have many properties, including color, mass and density.
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Parcelnoun

A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part.

A certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.

Propertynoun

(computing) An editable or read-only parameter associated with an application, component or class, or the value of such a parameter.

You need to set the debugging property to "verbose".

Parcelverb

To wrap something up into the form of a package.

Propertynoun

A prop, an object used in a dramatic production.

Costumes and scenery are distinguished from property properly speaking.

Parcelverb

To wrap a strip around the end of a rope.

Worm and parcel with the lay; turn and serve the other way.

Propertynoun

(obsolete) Propriety; correctness.

Parcelverb

To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into.

Propertyverb

(obsolete) To invest with properties, or qualities.

Parcelverb

To add a parcel or item to; to itemize.

Propertyverb

(obsolete) To make a property of; to appropriate.

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Parceladverb

(obsolete) Part or half; in part; partially.

Propertynoun

any area set aside for a particular purpose;

who owns this place?the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Parcelnoun

a wrapped container

Propertynoun

something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;

that hat is my propertyhe is a man of property

Parcelnoun

the result of parcelling out or sharing;

death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans

Propertynoun

a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class;

a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

Parcelnoun

an extended area of land

Propertynoun

a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished;

self-confidence is not an endearing property

Parcelnoun

a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

Propertynoun

any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie;

before every scene he ran down his checklist of props

Parcelverb

divide into parts;

The developers parceled the land

Parcelverb

cover with strips of canvas;

parcel rope

Parcelverb

make into a wrapped container