package

package [pak′ij]
n.
1. Obs. the act or process of packing
2. a wrapped or boxed thing or group of things; parcel
3. a container, wrapping, etc., esp. one in which a commodity is packed for sale
4. a number of items, plans, etc. offered or proposed as an inseparable unit
5. a self-contained component or unit, usually one that is already assembled
vt.
packaged, packaging
1. to wrap or box, as for transporting, carrying, etc.
2.
a) to wrap or seal (a commodity) in a container, wrappings, etc. designed to attract purchasers
b) to otherwise offer in an attractive or enticing way as for commercial consumption [to package a political candidate]
3. to put together or offer as a unit
adj.
☆ designating or of a plan, offer, etc. by which a number of items are offered as an inseparable unit [package deal, package tour]
SYN.- BUNDLE
packager
n.

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