package etymology

English word package comes from English -age, English pack

Detailed word origin of package

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age English (eng) Forming nouns with the sense of collection or appurtenance.. Forming nouns indicating a charge, toll, or fee. Forming nouns indicating a place. Forming nouns indicating a process, action, or a result. Forming nouns indicating a rate. Forming nouns of a state or relationship.
pack English (eng) (medicine) An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment.. (rugby) The team on the field.. (slang) : A loose, lewd, or worthless person.. (snooker, pool) A tight group of object balls in cue sports. Usually the reds in snooker.. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a [...]
package English (eng) To pack or bundle something.. To prepare (a book, a television series, etc.), including all stages from research to production, in order to sell the result to a publisher or broadcaster.. To travel on a package holiday. (computing) A piece of software which has been prepared in such a way that it can be installed with a package manager.. (euphemistic, vulgar) The male genitalia.. [...]

Words with the same origin as package

Descendants of -age
average footage leverage luggage mileage orphanage salvage save sewage shortage storage teenage underage voltage wreckage