Goods vs Package - What's the difference?

goods | package |


As nouns the difference between goods and package

is that goods is (business|economics|plurale tantum) that which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed while package is something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope.

As a verb package is

to pack or bundle something.

goods

English

Noun

(head)
  • (business, economics, plurale tantum) That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed.
  • (informal, often preceded by the) Something authentic, important, or revealing.
  • (transport) freight (not passengers)
  • English plurals
  • Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to produced, traded, or consumed "goods": returned, used, damaged, stolen, lost, dangerous, non-traded, intermediate, promotional, industrial, agricultural, imported, cheap, expensive, luxury, inferior, counterfeit, raw, processed, scarce, durable, perishable, baked, public, collective, digital, virtual, necessary, essential.

    Synonyms

    * (that which is consumed) wares * evidence, facts

    Antonyms

    * (that which is consumed) capital, services

    Derived terms

    * baked goods * bill of goods * brown goods * capital goods * come up with the goods * consumer goods * cost of goods sold * damaged goods * dangerous goods * deliver the goods * digital goods * dry goods * fancy goods * finished goods * get the goods on, have the goods on * goods and sales tax * goods train, goods van, goods wagon * grave goods * greige goods * heavy goods vehicle * leathergoods * nongoods * red goods * sell someone a bill of goods * smallgoods * softgoods * white goods

    Anagrams

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    package

    Noun

  • Something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope.
  • Something which consists of various components, such as a piece of computer software.
  • Did you test the software package to ensure completeness?
  • (label) A piece of software which has been prepared in such a way that it can be installed with a package manager.
  • The act of packing something.
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  • Something resembling a package.
  • A package holiday.
  • A football formation.
  • the "dime" defensive package
    For third and short, they're going to bring in their jumbo package.
  • (euphemistic, vulgar) The male genitalia.
  • A charge made for packing goods.
  • Verb

    (packag)
  • To pack or bundle something.
  • To travel on a package holiday.
  • References

    * English euphemisms