Synonyms for parcelling

Grammar : Verb
Spell : pahr-suh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɑr səl

Top 10 synonyms for parcelling Other synonyms for the word parcelling

Définition of parcelling

Origin :
  • "to divide into small portions," early 15c. (with out), from parcel (n.). Related: Parceled; parcelled; parceling; parcelling.
  • As in apportion : verb divide into shares
  • As in mete : verb administer, distribute
  • As in portion : verb divide into pieces
  • As in ration : verb divide something into portions
  • As in cluster : verb assemble, group
  • As in distribute : verb allocate, deliver, spread
  • As in divide : verb distribute
  • As in dole out : verb allocate, distribute
Example sentences :
  • Alexander, in parcelling out his spoils, left himself "hope!"
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 404, June, 1849 » by Various
  • I will get an Act for enclosing Nunnely Common, and parcelling it out into farms.
  • Extract from : « Shirley » by Charlotte Bront
  • A week later he returned from his hunting to find some white labourers calmly ploughing up his crops and parcelling out his land.
  • Extract from : « Adventures Among the Red Indians » by H. W. G. Hyrst
  • Pan Mashko offers papa three thousand life annuity, and the whole amount for the parcelling of Magyerovka.
  • Extract from : « Children of the Soil » by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • This process he performed by parcelling out the island among his followers and reducing the natives to slavery.
  • Extract from : « Cuba Past and Present » by Richard Davey
  • Money-prizes were discontinued, and shopkeepers, parcelling out their goods, disposed of them by lottery.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66, No. 410, December 1849 » by Various
  • Could it be connected with the turning of Grasmere into a manor, and with the parcelling out of a demesne in the valley?
  • Extract from : « The Church of Grasmere » by Mary L. Armitt
  • Then he conceals the assumption by parcelling out the accidental modification in a supposed series of transitional stages.
  • Extract from : « At the Deathbed of Darwinism » by Eberhard Dennert
  • Parcel with the lay of the rope, working toward the centre; and serve against the lay, beginning where you left off parcelling.
  • Extract from : « The Seaman's Friend » by Richard Henry Dana
  • Ostensibly you are dividing up the great estates, but actually you are parcelling them out and charging rent.
  • Extract from : « The Drums Of Jeopardy » by Harold MacGrath

Antonyms for parcelling

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