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Definitions of pack

  1. To be packed; to go in haste. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To fit snugly together; stow; compress; make tight. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To send, load, or carry as or with a pack. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To cover, envelop, or protect tightly with something; Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To stow away, or to press into a bundle, as goods for carrying; to fill closely; as, to pack a trunk; to crowd together; as, to pack people in a room; to press into a hard mass; as, to pack earth; dismiss or discharge. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To press together and fasten up: to place in close order: to select persons for some unjust object. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To make into a package; crowd together; fill. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. to envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To admit of stowage, or of making up for transportation or storage; to become compressed or to settle together, so as to form a compact mass; as, the goods pack conveniently; wet snow packs well. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To gather in flocks or schools; as, the grouse or the perch begin to pack. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes; to join in collusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To depart in haste; - generally with off or away. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To press into a hard mass; as, ice packs together; to stow things for safety or carrying; to admit of being stowed; as, these articles pack well; depart or remove in haste. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. carry, as on one's back; "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. To place and press together; to put together and bind fast; to send in haste; to load; to put together, as cards, so as unfairly to win; to select and bring together, as persons, to gain some cause unfairly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To bind together tightly and firmly; to place in close order; to select and put together persons for an unjust object, as to pack a jury; to tie up goods for carriage; to go or send off in a hurry. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. a cream that cleanses and tones the skin Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a small parcel (as of cigarettes or film) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. a bundle (especially one carried on the back) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. a group of hunting animals Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. a complete collection of similar things Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. a large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. 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". Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. seal with packing; "pack the faucet" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. fill to capacity; "This singer always packs the concert halls"; "They murder trial packed the court house" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome; "pack a jury" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. In hydropathic practice, a wrapping of blankets or sheets called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the condition of the blankets or sheets used, put about a patient to give him treatment; also, the fact or condition of being so treated. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. The forwards who compose one half of the scrummage; also, the scrummage. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A pact. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a bale, as of goods. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. A number or quantity equal to the contents of a pack; hence, a multitude; a burden. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. A number or quantity of connected or similar things Webster Dictionary DB
  39. A full set of playing cards; also, the assortment used in a particular game; as, a euchre pack. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. A number of hounds or dogs, hunting or kept together. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang; as, a pack of thieves or knaves. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. A shook of cask staves. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. A loose, lewd, or worthless person. See Baggage. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. To make a pack of; to arrange closely and securely in a pack; hence, to place and arrange compactly as in a pack; to press into close order or narrow compass; as to pack goods in a box; to pack fish. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. To fill in the manner of a pack, that is, compactly and securely, as for transportation; hence, to fill closely or to repletion; to stow away within; to cause to be full; to crowd into; as, to pack a trunk; the play, or the audience, packs the theater. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. To sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as to secure the game unfairly. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. Hence: To bring together or make up unfairly and fraudulently, in order to secure a certain result; as, to pack a jury or a causes. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot. Webster Dictionary DB
  51. To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber; as, to pack a horse. Webster Dictionary DB
  52. To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. e., on the backs of men or beasts). Webster Dictionary DB
  53. To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings. See Pack, n., 5. Webster Dictionary DB
  54. To render impervious, as by filling or surrounding with suitable material, or to fit or adjust so as to move without giving passage to air, water, or steam; as, to pack a joint; to pack the piston of a steam engine. Webster Dictionary DB
  55. To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; esp., to send away peremptorily or suddenly; - sometimes with off; as, to pack a boy off to school. Webster Dictionary DB
  56. Packer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  57. That which is bound up together: a bundle: a burden: a complete set of cards: a number of hounds hunting, or kept together: a number of persons combined for bad purposes: any great number. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  58. A bundle; load; set of cards; number of hounds. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  59. A bundle; collection; heap; mass. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  60. A full set, as of cards; a group, gang, or band. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  61. A bundle; a burden; a set of cards; a number of hounds; a number of persons united in a bad design; a great number. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  62. A bundle or bale tied up for convenient carriage; a load; a set of playing cards; a body of hounds for hunting; a number of persons confederated, in an ill sense. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for pack

  1. " Find out who he is and what he wants," says he, " and then pack him off. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  2. I'll pack it outside before I go, so it will have all day to- morrow out in the sun. – Jean of the Lazy A by B. M. Bower
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