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noun pack·age \ˈpa-kij\

Definition of package

  1. 1 archaic :  the act or process of packing

  2. 2a :  a small or moderate-sized pack :  parcelb :  a commodity or a unit of a product uniformly wrapped or sealedc :  a preassembled unit

  3. 3 :  a covering wrapper or container

  4. 4 :  something that suggests a package: such asa :  package dealb :  a radio or television series offered for sale at a lump sumc :  contract benefits gained through collective bargainingd :  a ready-made computer program or collection of related softwaree :  a travel arrangement contract that offers for a fixed price transportation, accommodations, and often sightseeing and entertainmentf :  a collection of related items; especially :  one to be considered or acted on together <presented his tax package to the nation>

Examples of package in a sentence

  1. All ingredients are listed right on the package.

  2. She ate the whole package of crackers for lunch.

  3. The hotel, airfare, and museum fees were all part of our vacation package.

  4. The financial aid packages we'll be awarding this year are smaller than we had hoped they would be.

Circa 1510

First Known Use of package

circa 1510


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package

verb pack·age

Definition of package

packaged

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packaging

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to make into a package; especially :  to produce as an entertainment packageb :  to present (as a product) in such a way as to heighten its appeal to the public

  3. 2 :  to enclose in a package or covering

packager

noun

1917

First Known Use of package

1917



PACKAGE Defined for English Language Learners

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package

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noun pack·age \ˈpa-kij\

Definition of package for English Language Learners

  • : a box or large envelope that is sent or delivered usually through the mail or by another delivery service

  • : a wrapper or container that covers or holds something

  • : something that comes in a container


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package

verb pack·age

Definition of package for English Language Learners

  • : to put (something) in a package in order to sell it or send it somewhere

  • : to show or present (something or someone) in a particular way


PACKAGE Defined for Kids

package

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noun pack·age \ˈpa-kij\

Definition of package for Students

  1. 1 :  a bundle made up for mailing or transporting

  2. 2 :  a container that covers or holds something <The ingredients are listed on the package.>

  3. 3 :  something that comes in a container <a package of gum>



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