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parole the release of a prisoner before the time of punishment is finished. Prisoners who are given parole have behaved well in prison. When on parole, they must obey certain rules. [2 definitions]
parrot a tropical bird with a short, hooked bill and brightly colored feathers. Parrots can often imitate spoken words and other sounds. [2 definitions]
parsley a garden herb used to season or decorate food.
parsnip a plant like a carrot. The parsnip has yellow flowers and a large, pale root that can be eaten. [2 definitions]
parson a pastor in a Protestant church; minister.
part a separate piece or section of a whole. [13 definitions]
part company to end a friendship or relationship.
partial not complete. [3 definitions]
partially partly; not completely.
participant a person who takes part.
participate to take part; share (usually followed by "in").
participation the act or an instance of participating.
participle a form of a verb that may function as an adjective, a noun, a preposition, or part of a verb.
particle a tiny amount or small piece; speck; trace.
particular of or having to do with a single person, thing, or event and not any other. [5 definitions]
particularly to an unusual degree; more than other things in a group.
partition a wall or partial wall that separates or divides space. [3 definitions]
partly in some degree or measure; in part.
partner a person who shares in an activity with another person. [4 definitions]
partnership a business that is owned by two or more persons. [2 definitions]
part of speech one of the major categories into which words are often grouped, according to their function. Adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, interjections, nouns, prepositions, pronouns, and verbs are parts of speech in English.