1. [ verb ] arrange in a container

"pack the books into the boxes"

Related terms: unpack encase bundle stow case bag containerize packing
2. [ verb ] carry, as on one's back

"Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"

Related terms: transport
3. [ verb ] compress into a wad
Synonyms: wad compact bundle

"wad paper into the box"

Related terms: arrange puddle bundle_off compact packing_material crush
4. [ verb ] fill to capacity

"This singer always packs the concert halls" "They murder trial packed the court house"

Related terms: fill throng
5. [ noun ] a complete collection of similar things
Related terms: collection pack_of_cards disc_pack
6. [ noun ] a large indefinite number
Synonyms: large_number multitude plurality battalion

"a battalion of ants" "a multitude of TV antennas" "a plurality of religions"

Related terms: large_indefinite_quantity
7. [ verb ] (politics) set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome

"pack a jury"

Related terms: appoint
8. [ noun ] a small parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
Related terms: package
9. [ verb ] press down tightly
Synonyms: tamp tamp_down

"tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"

Related terms: compress tamp
10. [ verb ] press tightly together or cram
Synonyms: pile throng jam mob

"The crowd packed the auditorium"

Related terms: crowd batch multitude
11. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) an association of criminals
Synonyms: gang mob ring

"police tried to break up the gang" "a pack of thieves"

Related terms: association nest youth_gang organized_crime gangster
12. [ verb ] treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood

"The nurse packed gauze in the wound"

Related terms: treat
13. [ verb ] have with oneself; have on one's person
Synonyms: carry take

"She always takes an umbrella" "I always carry money" "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"

Related terms: have carry
14. [ noun ] a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
Synonyms: face_pack
Related terms: corrective
15. [ verb ] load with a pack
Synonyms: load_down
Related terms: load load
16. [ verb ] hike with a backpack
Synonyms: backpack

"Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"

Related terms: hike sport backpacker meat_packer packing
17. [ noun ] (biology,zoology) a group of hunting animals
Related terms: animal_group wolf_pack dog hound
18. [ verb ] seal with packing

"pack the faucet"

Related terms: seal
19. [ verb ] crowd or pack to capacity
Synonyms: cram jampack chock_up ram wad jam

"the theater was jampacked"

Related terms: stuff cram
20. [ noun ] an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
Synonyms: camp clique ingroup inner_circle coterie
Related terms: set cabal hard_core faction mafia bloomsbury_group galere kitchen_cabinet loop
21. [ noun ] a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
Related terms: corrective
22. [ verb ] have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily
Synonyms: compact

"This powder compacts easily" "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"

Related terms: be
23. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1681
24. [ noun ] a bundle (especially one carried on the back)
Related terms: bundle
Similar spelling:   PAC