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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)

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.

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.’”"