Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PACKAGED

I have no particular desire to make a spectacular landing on your planet sealed up like a packaged sausage.

In Robert Owen's day cotton yarn was packaged and sold in five-pound bundles.

Packaged music extends to simulations of instruments and orchestras as well.

They spew out patents, designs, brands, copyrighted material and other forms of packaged human creativity.

They were found in cartons of canned goods; in bread and baked goods; in cartons of packaged cookies, cakes, and crackers.

Packaged cereals were attractive, and cockroaches were sometimes found in packages of cigarettes.

Stryker was still humped over his records when Farrell came out of his cubicle and broke a packaged meal from the food locker.

Bomb was packaged in a flat black plastic case about one by four inches.

This system provides the programmer with a packaged means of accomplishing input and output requirements.

"Fred Dunmore mentioned a packaged diabetic ration you'd developed," Rand mentioned.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "the act of packing," from pack (n.) + -age; or from cognate Dutch pakkage "baggage." The main modern sense of "bundle, parcel" is first attested 1722. Package deal is from 1952.