Definition of

Package

  1. (noun, artifact) a wrapped container
  2. (noun, communication) (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
  3. (noun, group) a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
  4. (verb, contact) put into a box

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Origin of the word Package

  1. 1540, "the act of packing," from pack (n.) or from cognate Du. pakkage "baggage." The main modern sense of "bundle, parcel" is first attested 1722. The verb is 1922, from the noun. Package deal is from 1952. more

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Words that sound like Package

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