- The definition of a package is a box or bag that contains items, or a set of things agreed to as a whole.
- A big wrapped box with your Christmas presents is an example of a package.
- The Stimulus Bill including a selection of different spending programs that all must be passed, are an example of a stimulus package.
- Package is defined as combining different things together as one, or to load and arrange items into a container.
- When you put together a variety of different legal bills that have to be passed together, this is an example of when you package the bills.
- When you get a box and start putting your belongings into it, this is an example of when you package your belongings.
A package being delivered.
package definition by Webster's New World
- Obsolete the act or process of packing
- a wrapped or boxed thing or group of things; parcel
- a container, wrapping, etc., esp. one in which a commodity is packed for sale
- ☆ a number of items, plans, etc. offered or proposed as an inseparable unit
- a self-contained component or unit, usually one that is already assembled
transitive verb packaged, packaging
- to wrap or box, as for transporting, carrying, etc.
- to wrap or seal (a commodity) in a container, wrappings, etc. designed to attract purchasers
- to otherwise offer in an attractive or enticing way as for commercial consumption: to package a political candidate
- to put together or offer as a unit
designating or of a plan, offer, etc. by which a number of items are offered as an inseparable unit: package deal, package tour
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- packager noun
package definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A wrapped or boxed object; a parcel.
- A container in which something is packed for storage or transportion.
- a. A preassembled unit.b. A commodity, such as food, uniformly processed and containerized.
- A proposition or an offer composed of several items, each of which must be accepted.
To place into a package or make a package of.
- packˈag·er noun
package - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Several products sold as a single unit, usually at a price less than the combined prices of the individual components. For example, a communications company might offer a package of local and long distance telephone service, broadband Internet access, and cable or satellite television.
- A combination of television and/or radio ads offered as a group to a potential advertiser.
- A sealed and wrapped container.
package - Computer Definition
An object containing files and instructions for distributing software.