Definitions for pack

Definitions for (noun) pack

Main entry: pack

Definition: a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)

Main entry: pack

Definition: a bundle (especially one carried on the back)

Main entry: pack

Definition: a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect

Main entry: pack, face pack

Definition: a cream that cleanses and tones the skin

Main entry: pack

Definition: a complete collection of similar things

Main entry: pack

Definition: a group of hunting animals

Main entry: clique, camp, pack, coterie, ingroup, inner circle

Definition: an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

Main entry: gang, ring, mob, pack

Definition: an association of criminals

Usage: police tried to break up the gang; a pack of thieves

Main entry: battalion, pack, multitude, large number, plurality

Definition: a large indefinite number

Usage: a battalion of ants; a multitude of TV antennas; a plurality of religions

Definitions for (verb) pack

Main entry: pack

Definition: 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

Usage: The nurse packed gauze in the wound; You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice

Main entry: pack

Definition: carry, as on one's back

Usage: Pack your tents to the top of the mountain

Main entry: pack

Definition: arrange in a container

Usage: pack the books into the boxes

Main entry: pack, load down

Definition: load with a pack

Main entry: wad, bundle, compact, pack

Definition: compress into a wad

Usage: wad paper into the box

Main entry: pack, compact

Definition: have the property of being packable or of compacting easily

Usage: This powder compacts easily; Such odd-shaped items do not pack well

Main entry: pack

Definition: seal with packing

Usage: pack the faucet

Main entry: tamp, tamp down, pack

Definition: press down tightly

Usage: tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso

Main entry: backpack, pack

Definition: hike with a backpack

Usage: Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

Main entry: pack, mob, jam, pile, throng

Definition: press tightly together or cram

Usage: The crowd packed the auditorium

Main entry: pack

Definition: fill to capacity

Usage: This singer always packs the concert halls; The murder trial packed the court house

Main entry: pack

Definition: set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome

Usage: pack a jury

Main entry: take, carry, pack

Definition: have with oneself; have on one's person

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

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