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package (n.)

1530s, "the act of packing," from pack (n.) + -age; or from cognate Dutch pakkage "baggage." The main modern sense of "a bundle, a parcel, a quantity pressed or packed together" is attested from 1722. Package deal "transaction agreed to as a whole" is from 1952.

package (v.)

"to bundle up into a pack or package," 1915, from package (n.). Related: Packaged; packaging.

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Definitions of package from WordNet
1
package (n.)
a collection of things wrapped or boxed together;
Synonyms: bundle / packet / parcel
package (n.)
a wrapped container;
Synonyms: parcel
package (n.)
(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory;
Synonyms: software / software program / computer software / software system / software package
2
package (v.)
put into a box;
Synonyms: box
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