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{adj: open, opened} not sealed or having been unsealed
"the letter was already open"
"the opened package lay on the table"



{adj: size} (used in combination) sized
"the economy-size package"
"average-size house"


{adv: C.O.D., COD, cash on delivery} collecting the charges upon delivery
"mail a package C.O.D."


{adv: along} in addition (usually followed by `with')
"we sent them food and some clothing went along in the package"
"along with the package came a bill"
"consider the advantages along with the disadvantages"

{n: African hunting dog, hyena dog, Cape hunting dog, Lycaon pictus} a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area

{n: DIP switch, dual inline package switch} (computer science) one of a set of small on-off switches mounted in computer hardware; used in place of jumpers to configure the machine for a user

{n: K ration} a small package of emergency rations; issued to United States troops in World War II

{n: address, destination, name and address} written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

{n: backpack, back pack, knapsack, packsack, rucksack, haversack} a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

{n: bar code, Universal Product Code} code consisting of a series of vertical bars of variable width that are scanned by a laser; printed on consumer product packages to identify the item for a computer that provides the price and registers inventory information

{n: battalion, large number, multitude, plurality, pack} a large indefinite number
"a battalion of ants"
"a multitude of TV antennas"
"a plurality of religions"

{n: bits per inch, bpi} a measure of how densely information is packed on a storage medium

{n: busyness, hum} the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
"they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers"
"there is a constant hum of military preparation"

{n: case shot, canister, canister shot} a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm

{n: clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp} an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

{n: common mullein, great mullein, Aaron's rod, flannel mullein, woolly mullein, torch, Verbascum thapsus} tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches

{n: dhole, Cuon alpinus} fierce wild dog of the forests of central and southeast Asia that hunts in packs

{n: first class, 1st class, first-class mail, 1st-class mail} mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection

{n: gang, pack, ring, mob} an association of criminals
"police tried to break up the gang"
"a pack of thieves"

{n: hostile} troops belonging to the enemy's military forces
"the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles"
<-> friendly

{n: impact, wallop} a forceful consequence; a strong effect
"the book had an important impact on my thinking"
"the book packs a wallop"

{n: mail, post} any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
"your mail is on the table"
"is there any post for me?"
"she was opening her post"

{n: meatpacking, meat packing, meat-packing business} wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)

{n: package store, liquor store, off-licence} a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere

{n: package tour, package holiday} a tour arranged by a travel agent; transportation and food and lodging are all provided at an inclusive price

{n: package, bundle, packet, parcel} a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

{n: packed cells} a preparation of blood cells separated from the liquid plasma
"packed cells are given to severely anemic patients in order to avoid overloading the circulatory system with too much fluid"

{n: packing, backpacking} carrying something in a pack on the back
"the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"

{n: pack} a bundle (especially one carried on the back)

{n: pack} a complete collection of similar things

{n: pay envelope, pay packet} wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner

{n: peddler, pedlar, packman, hawker, pitchman} someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)

{n: polyethylene, polythene} a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation

{n: polystyrene} a polymer of styrene; a rigid transparent thermoplastic
"expanded polystyrene looks like a rigid white foam and is used as packing or insulation"

{n: post} the delivery and collection of letters and packages
"it came by the first post"
"if you hurry you'll catch the post"

{n: precaution, safeguard, guard} a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
"he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"
"an insurance policy is a good safeguard"
"we let our guard down"

{n: promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging} a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
"the packaging of new ideas"

{n: pussy-paw, pussy-paws, pussy's-paw, Spraguea umbellatum, Calyptridium umbellatum} pink clusters of densely packed flowers on prostrate stems resemble upturned pads of cats' feet; grow in coniferous forests of western North America

{n: six-pack, six pack, sixpack} a carton containing six bottles or cans

{n: snowman} a figure of a person made of packed snow

{n: software, software program, computer software, software system, software package, package} (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
"the market for software is expected to expand"
<-> hardware

{n: stuffing box, packing box} a small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal

{n: things} any movable possession (especially articles of clothing)
"she packed her things and left"

{n: tie} a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied
"he needed a tie for the packages"

{n: unitization, unitisation} the act of packaging cargo into unit loads

{v: carry, pack, take} have with oneself ; have on one's person
"She always takes an umbrella"
"I always carry money"
"She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"

{v: pack on} gain (weight)
"He packed on two pounds over the summer"

{v: pack} carry, as on one's back
"Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"


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