Package



[pak-ij] /ˈpæk ɪdʒ/

noun
1.
a bundle of something, usually of small or medium size, that is and wrapped or boxed; parcel.
2.
a container, as a box or case, in which something is or may be packed.
3.
something conceived of as a compact unit having particular characteristics:
That child is a package of mischief.
4.
the of goods, freight, etc.
5.
a finished product contained in a unit that is suitable for immediate installation and operation, as a power or heating unit.
6.
a group, combination, or series of related parts or elements to be accepted or rejected as a single unit.
7.
a complete program produced for the theater, television, etc., or a series of these, sold as a unit.
verb (used with object), packaged, packaging.
8.
to make or put into a package.
9.
to design and manufacture a package for (a product or series of related products):
They package their soaps in eye-catching wrappers.
10.
to group or combine (a series of related parts) into a single unit.
11.
to combine the various elements of (a tour, entertainment, etc.) for sale as a unit.
/ˈpækɪdʒ/
noun
1.
any wrapped or boxed object or group of objects
2.

3.
a complete unit consisting of a number of component parts sold separately
4.
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 & Canadian) another word for pack1 (sense 8)
verb (transitive)
7.
to wrap in or put into a package
8.
to design and produce a package for (retail goods)
9.
to group (separate items) together as a single unit
10.
to compile (complete books) for a publisher to market
n.

1530s, “the act of packing,” from pack (n.) + -age; or from cognate Dutch pakkage “baggage.” The main modern sense of “bundle, parcel” is first attested 1722. Package deal is from 1952.
v.

1915, from package (n.). Related: Packaged; packaging.

noun

verb

: He never peddled his idea because he didn’t know how to package it (1947+)

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