Definition of Package

1. Noun. A collection of things wrapped or boxed together.

Exact synonyms: Bundle, Packet, Parcel
Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection
Specialized synonyms: Wisp
Derivative terms: Bundle, Bundle, Pack, Parcel

2. Verb. Put into a box. "They package the goods"; "Box the gift, please"
Exact synonyms: Box
Generic synonyms: Case, Encase, Incase
Derivative terms: Box, Boxer, Boxing, Packaging
Antonyms: Unbox

3. Noun. A wrapped container.
Exact synonyms: Parcel
Specialized synonyms: Bundle, Sheaf, Pack, Packet
Generic synonyms: Container
Derivative terms: Parcel

4. Noun. (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. "The market for software is expected to expand"

Definition of Package

1. n. Act or process of packing.

Definition of Package

1. Noun. Something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope. ¹

2. Noun. Something which consists of various components, such as a piece of computer software. ¹

3. Noun. The art of packing something. ¹

4. Noun. Something resembling a package. ¹

5. Noun. A package holiday. ¹

6. Noun. A football formation. IE; the "dime" defensive package. ¹

7. Noun. (euphemistic) The male genitalia. ¹

8. Verb. To pack or bundle something. ¹

9. Verb. To travel on a package holiday. ¹

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Definition of Package

1. to make into a package (a wrapped or boxed object) [v -AGED, -AGING, -AGES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Package

pack mentality
pack of cards
pack off
pack on
pack on pounds
pack on the pounds
pack out
pack rat
pack riding
pack tent
pack together
pack up
package bomb
package deal
package deals
package film
package films
package holiday
package holidays
package insert
package management system
package management systems
package store
package stores
package tour

Literary usage of Package

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1887)
"WILLIAMS, of Fresno: This matter of the package is a prominent one in reference to shipping fruit; if we get a package for the proper carrying and the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"Having in possession any canceled stamp, or any stamp which has been used, or which purports to have been used, upon any cask or package of distilled ..."

3. Annual Report by Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.) (1854)
"Blch'd Brown, 1 package of clothing. A Few Ladles of Carroll HIM, 8. ... Unknown Friend, 1 package of clothing. ED Tan Wagoner, 1 package of second-hand ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1912)
"broken package" should be во construed as to mean the original package as put up by the manufacturer, and in which the wholesaler received the liquor, ..."

5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1862)
"20 cents, per package 10 Large York, larger than above, round head, ... 16 cts., per package ft per package 5 Drumhead Saroy, one of the very best of winter ..."

6. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1896)
"A single package shall be a box, barrel, or case of such strength, construction, ... If it is packed in a double package, the inner package shall be a ..."

7. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"... shall pay я fine of one hundred dollars for each cask or package so used, ... O]. obliterate the inspection marks upon any such package or cask at the ..."

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