The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Parallel \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
The needle . . . doth parallel and place itself upon
the true meridian. --Sir T.
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.
3. To equal; to match; to correspond to. --Shak.
4. To produce or adduce as a parallel. [R.] --Locke.
My young remembrance can not parallel
A fellow to it. --Shak.