What does package mean?

Definitions for package
ˈpæk ɪdʒpack·age

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word package.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. package, bundle, packet, parcelnoun

    a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

  2. package, parcelnoun

    a wrapped container

  3. software, software program, computer software, software system, software package, packageverb

    (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

    "the market for software is expected to expand"

  4. box, packageverb

    put into a box

    "box the gift, please"


  1. packagenoun

    Something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope.

  2. packagenoun

    Something which consists of various components, such as a piece of computer software.

    Did you test the software package to ensure completeness?

  3. packagenoun

    The art of packing something.

  4. packagenoun

    Something resembling a package.

  5. packagenoun

    A package holiday.

  6. packagenoun

    A football formation. IE; the "dime" defensive package.

  7. packagenoun

    The male genitalia.

  8. packageverb

    To pack or bundle something.

  9. packageverb

    To travel on a package holiday.

  10. Etymology: From pack + -age (act of packaging) or from cognate pakkage.


  1. package

    A package is a container or bundle that holds multiple related items or units together for the purpose of transport, storage, or selling. In the context of software development, a package refers to a compartmentalized module or library that contains pre-written, reusable code to perform certain functions or tasks in a program.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Packagenoun

    act or process of packing

  2. Packagenoun

    a bundle made up for transportation; a packet; a bale; a parcel; as, a package of goods

  3. Packagenoun

    a charge made for packing goods

  4. Packagenoun

    a duty formerly charged in the port of London on goods imported or exported by aliens, or by denizens who were the sons of aliens


  1. Package

    A package in the Unified Modeling Language is used "to group elements, and to provide a namespace for the grouped elements". A package may contain other packages, thus providing for a hierarchical organization of packages. Pretty much all UML elements can be grouped into packages. Thus, classes, objects, use cases, components, nodes, node instances etc. can all be organized as packages, thus enabling a manageable organization of the myriad elements that a real-world UML model entails.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'package' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1813

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'package' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2751

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'package' in Nouns Frequency: #654

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of package in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of package in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of package in a Sentence

  1. Communications Minister Nikolai Nikiforov:

    To simply postpone, delay the coming into force of these norms of the anti-terrorist package to 2023 we think is counter-productive.

  2. Mitsushige Akino:

    It looks difficult for the company to survive on its own (even after an aid package), in the end, Sharp may have to obtain support from some company.

  3. President Trump:

    It is reported that the U.S. Post Office will lose $1.50 on average for each package it delivers for Amazon. That amounts to Billions of Dollars, if the P.O. ‘increases its parcel rates, Amazon’s shipping costs would rise by $2.6 Billion.’ This Post Office scam must stop. Amazon must pay real costs (and taxes) now!

  4. Tim Ghriskey:

    It’s a positive tone to the U.S. market and part of that is the signing of stimulus package by Trump, which appeared to be in doubt but is finally been accomplished, we still have a follow-on to the Christmas rally and the favorable market we’ve had for a while here.

  5. Christian Heyne:

    This package is not perfect. It doesn't go as far as we would like. But it is an incredibly meaningful step forward, a month ago, I would have said that a package like this would have been impossible.

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