A bundle of cinnamon sticks.
- The definition of a bundle is a group of objects held together tightly.
An example of a bundle is a group of sticks tied together with heavy string.
- To bundle is defined as to tie or wrap together, or to dress warmly.
- An example of to bundle is to tie up a package.
- An example of to bundle is to put on two sweatshirts, a winter coat, gloves, a hat, a scarf and boots.
- a number of things tied, wrapped, or otherwise held together
- a package or parcel
- a bunch, collection, or group
- Slang a large amount of money
- any of the strands of specialized cells that conduct fluids or add strength in higher plantsin full vascular bundle
- an anatomical unit consisting of a number of separate nerve fibers, muscles, etc. closely banded together
- any of the strands of specialized cells that conduct fluids or add strength in higher plants
Origin of bundleMiddle English bundel, probably ; from Middle Dutch bondel, diminutive ; from bond ; from binden, bind
- to make into a bundle; wrap or tie together
- to offer together with a related product or service for sale at a package price: to bundle an Internet browser with a PC
- to send hastily or without ceremony; hustle (away, off, out, or into)
- to move or go hastily; bustle
- to lie in the same bed with one's sweetheart without undressing: an old courting custom now practiced only by some Amish
- ⌂ Politics to collect a number of campaign contributions from individual donors and deliver them as a single, large contribution
- A group of objects held together, as by tying or wrapping.
- Something wrapped or tied up for carrying; a package.
- Biology A cluster or strand of closely bound muscle or nerve fibers.
- Botany A vascular bundle.
- Informal a. A large amount; a lot: had a bundle of fun at the dance.b. A large sum of money: made a bundle selling real estate.
verbbun·dled, bun·dling, bun·dles
- To tie, wrap, or gather together.
- To dispatch or dispense of quickly and with little fuss; hustle: bundled the child off to school.
- To dress (a person) warmly: bundled them up in winter clothes.
- To hurry; hasten: The children came bundling in from outside.
- To sleep in the same bed while fully clothed, a custom formerly practiced by engaged couples in New England and in Wales.
Origin of bundleMiddle English bundel, probably from Middle Dutch bondel; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.
- A group of objects held together by wrapping or tying.
- a bundle of straw or of paper; a bundle of old clothes
- A package wrapped or tied up for carrying.
- (biology) A cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres.
- (informal) A large amount, especially of money.
- The inventor of that gizmo must have made a bundle.
- (computing, Mac OS X) A directory containing related resources such as source code; application bundle.
- A quantity of paper equal to 2 reams (1000 sheets).
(third-person singular simple present bundles, present participle bundling, simple past and past participle bundled)
- To tie or wrap together.
- To hustle; to dispatch something or someone quickly.
- (intransitive) To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony.
- To dress someone warmly.
- (intransitive) To dress warmly. Usually bundle up
- (computing) To sell hardware and software as a single product.
- (intransitive) To hurry.
- (slang) To dogpile
- To hastily or clumsily push, put, carry or otherwise send something into a particular place.
- (dated, intransitive) To sleep on the same bed without undressing.
From Middle Dutch bondel or Old English byndele. Compare bindle.