package

Definition

  • noun: a box or large envelope that is sent or delivered usually through the mail or by another delivery service
  • noun: the act or process of 'packing'
  • verb: to put (something) in a package in order to sell it or send it somewhere
  • verb: to make into a package
  • often used as '(be) packaged'
  • synonyms: packet, bale, parcel

Examples

  • ('informal') If you let her move in with you, living with her cat is all 'part of the package'. [=it is part of the situation that you will have to accept]

  • The financial aid 'packages' we'll be awarding this year are smaller than we had hoped they would be.

  • You'll need a 12-ounce 'package' [=('Brit') 'packet'] of chocolate chips for the cookies.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) The accident... The chair... Your wife. It's Kennedy-like scary. - Miss? - Yes? Can you give him the package? Thank you. Thank you. Why? What's that? That's what you're worth in the art business. (..)
    2011 Intouchables