Definition of Package in English :

Define Package in English

Package meaning in English

Meaning of Package in English

Pronunciation of Package in English

Package pronunciation in English

Pronounce Package in English


see synonyms of package


1. bundle, package, packet, parcel

a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

2. package, parcel

a wrapped container

3. computer software, package, software, software package, software program, software system

(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory

Example Sentences:
'the market for software is expected to expand'


4. box, package

put into a box

Example Sentences:
'box the gift, please'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of package
any wrapped or boxed object or group of objects
a proposition, offer, or thing for sale in which separate items are offered together as a single or inclusive unit
(as modifier)
a package holiday
a package deal
a complete unit consisting of a number of component parts sold separately
the act or process of packing or packaging
5. computing
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
6. US and Canadian another word for pack1 (sense 8)
verb (transitive)
to wrap in or put into a package
to design and produce a package for (retail goods)
to group (separate items) together as a single unit
to compile (complete books) for a publisher to market

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see synonyms of package
1.  Obsolete
the act or process of packing
a wrapped or boxed thing or group of things; parcel
a container, wrapping, etc., esp. one in which a commodity is packed for sale
4.  US
a number of items, plans, etc. offered or proposed as an inseparable unit
a self-contained component or unit, usually one that is already assembled
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈpackaged or ˈpackaging US
to wrap or box, as for transporting, carrying, etc.
to wrap or seal (a commodity) in a container, wrappings, etc. designed to attract purchasers
to otherwise offer in an attractive or enticing way as for commercial consumption
to package a political candidate
to put together or offer as a unit
adjective US
designating or of a plan, offer, etc. by which a number of items are offered as an inseparable unit
package deal, package tour

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of package
1. A wrapped or boxed object; a parcel: A package arrived in the mail.
2. A container or wrapping in which something is stored, transported, or sold: had trouble opening the package.
3. A commodity, such as food, contained in a package and sold as a unit: a package of peanuts.
4. A combination of items considered, offered, or sold as a unit: a vacation travel package.
5. Vulgar Slang A man's genitals.
tr.v. pack·aged, pack·ag·ing, pack·ag·es
1. To place into a package or make a package of.
2. To present or publicize in a certain way: packaged his life story as a romance with a happy ending.
3. To consider, offer, or sell as a unit: packaged the furniture and the TV at a sale price.

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