Definition of package noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



; ˈpækɪdʒ
1 (especially North American English) = parcelA large package has arrived for you. compare pack2 (North American English) a box, bag, etc. in which things are wrapped or packed; the contents of a box etcCheck the list of ingredients on the side of the package.a package of hamburger buns compare packet3 (also package deal) a set of items or ideas that must be bought or accepted togethera benefits packagean aid packagea package of measures to help small businesses4 (also software package) (computing) a set of related programs for a particular type of task, sold and used as a single unitThe system came with a database software package.