package-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: a wrapped container with content

Commentary: PACKAGE[+container][+wrapped]
NOTE: implies content within

Just set those packages on the table.
John bought a package of pretzels from the vending machine.
The tomato sauce is next to the packages of spaghetti in aisle three.
Don't accept packages from strangers.
The corner of this package is crushed in.
The children delighted at all the beautiful packages under the Christmas tree.
Sally's dog left a surprise package on the front lawn. (figurative)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 2: a bundled collection of policies or conditions

Commentary: PACKAGE[+collection][+bundled][+condition]

Their vacation package includes airport transfers and breakfast at the hotel.
The president submitted a new education package to the Congress.
I don't think airfare is part of the package, just the hotel and excursions.
Critics charge that the new tax package is overly complicated and inherently unfair.
She's got the whole package, husband, kids, job and house. (figurative)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 3: software modules, interdependent computer subroutines

Commentary: PACKAGE[+module][+software]

The system will check whether you have all the necessary packages to run it.
John is missing a package needed to run the new mail program.
You can download the latest version of these packages from their website.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3