|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"
|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"
|7.||[ verb ] (politics) set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome|
"pack a jury"
|8.||[ noun ] a small parcel (as of cigarettes or film)|
|9.||[ verb ] press down tightly|
"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"
|13.||[ verb ] have with oneself; have on one's person|
"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|
|15.||[ verb ] load with a pack|
|Related terms:||load load|
|16.||[ verb ] hike with a 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"
|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|
|22.||[ verb ] have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily|
"This powder compacts easily" "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
|23.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1681|
|24.||[ noun ] a bundle (especially one carried on the back)|