(noun, verb)


1. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

Similar word(s): bundle, package, parcel

Definition categories: group, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

2. (computer science) a message or message fragment

Definition categories: communication, message

3. a small package or bundle

Definition categories: man–made, package, parcel

4. a boat for carrying mail

Similar word(s): mailboat

Definition categories: man–made, boat


1. (transitive) To make up into a packet or bundle.

2. (transitive) To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.

3. (intransitive) To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.

4. (transitive, Internet) To subject to a denial-of-service attack in which a large number of data packets are sent.