package

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. parcel, pack[et], carton.
- package store
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A bundle]
Syn. parcel, packet, bundle, pack, burden, load, kit, bunch, sheaf, bale, batch, roll, bag, box, case, carton, crate, container, can, tin, sack, bottle, packaging, wrapping, packing, shrink-wrap; see also bag 1 , container .
2. [A set of things offered as a unit]
Syn. unit, package deal, set, lot, combination, aggregate, grouping, ensemble, assortment.
Syn.- package and parcel are applied to something wrapped or boxed for transportation, sale, etc. and imply moderateness of size and a compact or orderly arrangement; bundle refers to a number of things bound together for convenience in carrying, storing, etc. and does not in itself carry connotations as to size or compactness [ a bundle of discarded clothing ] ; bale implies a standardized or uniform quantity of goods, as raw cotton or hay, compressed into a rectangular mass and tightly bound; pack is applied to a package of a standard amount [ a pack of cigarettes ] or to a compact bundle carried on the back of a person or animal
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
pack, parcel, box, carton, container, bundle, bale, receptacle.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To cover and tie (something), as with paper and string: do up, wrap. See PUT ON.

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