[ pak-ij ]
/ ˈpæk ɪdʒ /
a bundle of something, usually of small or medium size, that is packed and wrapped or boxed; parcel.
a container, as a box or case, in which something is or may be packed.
something conceived of as a compact unit having particular characteristics: That child is a package of mischief.
the packing of goods, freight, etc.
a finished product contained in a unit that is suitable for immediate installation and operation, as a power or heating unit.
a group, combination, or series of related parts or elements to be accepted or rejected as a single unit.
a complete program produced for the theater, television, etc., or a series of these, sold as a unit.
verb (used with object), pack·aged, pack·ag·ing.
to make or put into a package.
to design and manufacture a package for (a product or series of related products): They package their soaps in eye-catching wrappers.
to group or combine (a series of related parts) into a single unit.
to combine the various elements of (a tour, entertainment, etc.) for sale as a unit.
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Origin of package
SYNONYMS FOR package
1 Package, pack, packet, parcel refer to a bundle or to something fastened together. A package is a bundle of things packed and wrapped: a package from the drugstore. A pack is a large bundle or bale of things put or fastened together, usually wrapped up or in a bag, case, etc., to be carried by a person or a beast of burden: a peddler's pack. A packet, originally a package of letters or dispatches, is a small package or bundle: a packet of gems. A parcel is an object or objects wrapped up to form a single, small bundle: a parcel containing two dresses.
OTHER WORDS FROM package
pack·age·a·ble, adjectivemis·pack·age, verb (used with object), mis·pack·aged, mis·pack·ag·ing.mis·pack·aged, adjectivesub·pack·age, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mispackage
/ (ˈpækɪdʒ) /
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
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
US and Canadian another word for pack 1 (def. 8)
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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