Definition of Pack

1. Noun. A large indefinite number. "A plurality of religions"




2. Verb. Arrange in a container. "They pack the books into the box"; "Pack the books into the boxes"
Specialized synonyms: Containerise, Containerize, Bag, Bundle, Bundle Up, Roll Up, Stow
Generic synonyms: Case, Encase, Incase
Derivative terms: Package, Packer, Packing
Antonyms: Unpack

3. Noun. A complete collection of similar things.

4. Verb. Fill to capacity. "The murder trial packed the court house"
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fill Up, Make Full
Causes: Jam, Mob, Pile, Throng

5. Noun. A convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film).
Generic synonyms: Package, Parcel

6. Verb. Compress into a wad. "Wad paper into the box"
Exact synonyms: Bundle, Compact, Wad
Generic synonyms: Arrange, Set Up
Related verbs: Compact
Specialized synonyms: Puddle
Also: Bundle Off
Derivative terms: Compaction, Packing, Wad

7. Noun. An association of criminals. "A pack of thieves"
Exact synonyms: Gang, Mob, Ring
Generic synonyms: Association
Specialized synonyms: Nest, Youth Gang
Group relationships: Gangdom, Gangland, Organized Crime
Member holonyms: Gangster, Mobster
Derivative terms: Gangdom, Gangster, Mobster

8. Verb. Carry, as on one's back. "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"
Generic synonyms: Carry, Transport
Derivative terms: Packing

9. Noun. An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.

10. Verb. Set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome. "Pack a jury"
Generic synonyms: Appoint, Constitute, Name, Nominate

11. Noun. A group of hunting animals.
Member holonyms: Canis Familiaris, Dog, Domestic Dog, Hound, Hound Dog
Generic synonyms: Animal Group
Specialized synonyms: Wolf Pack

12. Verb. Have with oneself; have on one's person. "They pack more bread"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
Exact synonyms: Carry, Take
Generic synonyms: Feature, Have
Related verbs: Carry
Derivative terms: Carry

13. Noun. A cream that cleanses and tones the skin.
Exact synonyms: Face Pack
Generic synonyms: Corrective, Restorative

14. Verb. Press tightly together or cram. "The streets pack with crowds"; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
Exact synonyms: Jam, Mob, Pile, Throng
Generic synonyms: Crowd, Crowd Together
Derivative terms: Mob, Pile, Pile, Throng

15. Noun. A sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect.
Generic synonyms: Corrective, Restorative

16. Verb. Hike with a backpack. "Sam and Sue pack"; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"
Exact synonyms: Backpack
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Hike
Derivative terms: Backpack, Packer, Packer, Packing

17. Noun. A bundle (especially one carried on the back).
Generic synonyms: Bundle, Sheaf

18. Verb. Press down tightly. "Tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
Exact synonyms: Tamp, Tamp Down
Generic synonyms: Compact, Compress, Pack Together
Derivative terms: Tamp, Tamper

19. Verb. Seal with packing. "Pack the faucet"
Generic synonyms: Seal, Seal Off

20. Verb. Have the property of being packable or of compacting easily. "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
Exact synonyms: Compact
Related verbs: Bundle, Compact, Wad
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Compaction

21. Verb. Load with a pack.
Exact synonyms: Load Down
Generic synonyms: Lade, Laden, Load, Load Up

22. 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. "Did he pack his foot? "; "You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"
Generic synonyms: Care For, Treat

Definition of Pack

1. n. A pact.

2. n. 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.

3. v. t. 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.

4. v. i. To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation.

5. n. 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.

6. v. t. To cover, envelop, or protect tightly with something;

Definition of Pack

1. Noun. 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. ¹

2. Noun. A number or quantity equal to the contents of a pack; hence, a multitude; a burden. ¹

3. Noun. A number or quantity of connected or similar things; a collective. ¹

4. Noun. A full set of playing cards; also, the assortment used in a particular game; as, a euchre pack. ¹

5. Noun. A number of hounds or dogs, hunting or kept together. ¹

6. Noun. A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang; ¹

7. Noun. A group of Cub Scouts. ¹

8. Noun. A shook of cask staves. ¹

9. Noun. A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously. ¹

10. Noun. A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more or less closely. ¹

11. Noun. An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment. ¹

12. Noun. (slang) : A loose, lewd, or worthless person. ¹

13. Noun. (context: snooker pool) A tight group of object balls in cue sports. Usually the reds in snooker. ¹

14. Noun. (rugby) The team on the field. ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) 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; ¹

16. Verb. (transitive) 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, ¹

17. Verb. (transitive card games) To sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as to secure the game unfairly. ¹

18. Verb. (transitive) To bring together or make up unfairly and fraudulently, in order to secure a certain result ¹

19. Verb. (transitive) To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot. ¹

20. Verb. (transitive) To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber ¹

21. Verb. (transitive) To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; especially, to send away peremptorily or suddenly; – sometimes with off. See pack off ¹

22. Verb. (transitive) To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. e., on the backs of men or animals). ¹

23. Verb. (transitive) To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings. ¹

24. Verb. (transitive) 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 ¹

25. Verb. (intransitive) To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation. ¹

26. Verb. (intransitive) 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. ¹

27. Verb. (intransitive) To gather in flocks or schools; as, the grouse or the perch begin to pack. ¹

28. Verb. (intransitive) To depart in haste; – generally with off or away. ¹

29. Verb. (intransitive) To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes; to join in collusion. ¹

30. Verb. (transitive slang) To carry weapons, especially firearms, on one's person. ¹

31. Verb. (transitive sports slang) To block a shot, especially in basketball. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pack

1. to put into a receptacle for transportation or storage [v -ED, -ING, -S] : PACKABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Pack

1. 1. 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. 2. [Cf. Peck] A number or quantity equal to the contents of a pack; hence, a multitude; a burden. "A pack of sorrows." "A pack of blessings." "In England, by a pack of meal is meant 280 lbs.; of wool, 240 lbs." 3. A number or quantity of connected or similar things; as: A full set of playing cards; also, the assortment used in a particular game; as, a euchre pack. A number of hounds or dogs, hunting or kept together. A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang; as, a pack of thieves or knaves. A shook of cask staves. A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously. 4. A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more or less closely. 5. An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc, according to the method of treatment. 6. [Prob. The same word; but cf. AS. Pcan to deceive] A loose, lewd, or worthless person. See Baggage. Pack animal, an animal, as a horse, mule, etc, employed in carrying packs. Pack cloth, a coarse cloth, often duck, used in covering packs or bales. Pack horse. See Pack animal (above). Pack ice. See def. 4, above. Pack moth, a troop of pack animals. Origin: Akin to D. Pak, G. Pack, Dan. Pakke, Sw. Packa, Icel. Pakki, Gael. & Ir. Pac, Arm. Pak. Cf. Packet. 1. 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. "Strange materials packed up with wonderful art." (Addison) "Where . . . The bones Of all my buried ancestors are packed." (Shak) 2. 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. 3. To sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as to secure the game unfairly. "And mighty dukes pack cards for half a crown." (Pope) 4. 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. "The expected council was dwindling into . . . A packed assembly of Italian bishops." (Atterbury) 5. To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot. " He lost life . . . Upon a nice point subtilely devised and packed by his enemies." (Fuller) 6. To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber; as, to pack a horse. "Our thighs packed with wax, our mouths with honey." (Shack) 7. To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; especially, to send away peremptorily or suddenly; sometimes with off; as, to pack a boy off to school. "He . . . Must not die" "Till George be packed with post horse up to heaven." (Shak) 8. To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. E, on the backs of men or beasts). 9. To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings. See Pack. 10. 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. Origin: Akin to D. Pakken, G. Packen, Dan. Pakke, Sw. Packa, Icel. Pakka. See Pack. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pack

pacifisms
pacifist
pacifist(a)
pacifistic
pacifistically
pacifists
pacify
pacifying
pacing
pacing catheter
pacings
pacinian
pacinian corpuscles
pacinitis
pacis
pack (current term)
pack-rat
pack-rats
pack-up
pack-up kit
pack-up kits
pack a punch
pack animal
pack animals
pack away
pack heat
pack horse
pack horses
pack ice

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