Definition of parallel:

part of speech: verb

To place or set so as to be parallel; to equal; to resemble; to compare.

part of speech: noun

A line which is equidistant from another line throughout its whole length; a line on the globe marking latitude; anything equal to another in all essentia] particulars; resemblance; a comparison made.

part of speech: adjective

Lying side by side, and having always an equal distance from one another; having the same direction; equal in all essential points; like; similar.

Word of the day


Among the anc. Jews, a goat on which the high priest solemnly laid the sins of the people, and which was afterwards driven into the wilderness; any person on whom the faults of another may be fixed. ...