American English

Definition of package verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they package
    he / she / it packages
    past simple packaged
    -ing form packaging
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  1. 1to put something into a box, bag, etc. to be sold or transported package something packaged food/goods We package our products in recyclable materials. package something up The orders were already packaged up, ready to be sent.
  2. 2package somebody/something (as something) to present someone or something in a particular way politicians who are packaged and presented to the public an attempt to package news as entertainment
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: package