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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·al·lel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paralleled p. pr. & vb. n. Paralleling ]
 1. To place or set so as to be parallel; to place so as to be parallel to, or to conform in direction with, something else.
    The needle . . . doth parallel and place itself upon the true meridian.   --Sir T. Browne.
 2. Fig.: To make to conform to something else in character, motive, aim, or the like.
 His life is paralleled
 Even with the stroke and line of his great justice.   --Shak.
 3. To equal; to match; to correspond to.
 4. To produce or adduce as a parallel. [R.]
 My young remembrance can not parallel
 A fellow to it.   --Shak.