Package vs Recipient - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between package and recipient

is that package is something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope while recipient is container, vessel, recipient.

As a verb package

is to pack or bundle something.



  • 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

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

    * English euphemisms




    (en noun)
  • One who receives, such as one who receives money or goods.
  • (medicine) An individual receiving donor organs or tissues.
  • (chemistry) The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.
  • Usage notes

    "Recipient" is often reserved for the act of receiving such things as awards or medals. "receiver" is used for insignificant items.

    See also

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