Definition of "package" []

  • A wrapped or boxed object; a parcel. (noun)
  • A container in which something is packed for storage or transportion. (noun)
  • A preassembled unit. (noun)
  • A commodity, such as food, uniformly processed and containerized. (noun)
  • A proposition or an offer composed of several items, each of which must be accepted. (noun)
  • Any wrapped or boxed object or group of objects (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A proposition, offer, or thing for sale in which separate items are offered together as a single or inclusive unit (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A complete unit consisting of a number of component parts sold separately (noun)
  • The act or process of packing or packaging (noun)
  • A set of programs designed for a specific type of problem in statistics, production control, etc, making it unnecessary for a separate program to be written for each problem (noun)
  • To wrap in or put into a package (verb)
  • To design and produce a package for (retail goods) (verb)
  • To group (separate items) together as a single unit (verb)
  • To compile (complete books) for a publisher to market (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "package" in a sentence
  • "A package with goods inside declared at $51 USD - it's a parcel from the USA - add on customs charges and handling handling being the large part and that's an extra *half the cost of the orginal package*."
  • "On TARGET system: for package in ` cat packages-on-DVD ` do QUERY = ` echo $package | cut - d ":" - f 2 `"
  • "Our earliest evidence for the phrase package store, I am informed by Joanne Despres at Merriam-Webster, “is an entry in the 1918 Addenda to the New International Dictionary originally published in 1909, where it is labeled ‘cant, U.S.’”"