Definition of pack
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.
The horses carried the packs across the plain.
2. A number or quantity equal to the contents of a pack; hence, a multitude; a burden.
A pack of lies.
3. A number or quantity of connected or similar things; a collective.
4. A full set of playing cards; also, the assortment used in a particular game; as, a euchre pack.
We were going to play cards, but nobody brought a pack.
5. A number of hounds or dogs, hunting or kept together.
6. A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang;
A pack of thieves or knaves.
7. A group of Cub Scouts.
8. A shook of cask staves.
9. A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously.
10. A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more or less closely.
The ship had to sail round the pack of ice.
11. An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment.
12. A loose, lewd, or worthless person.
13. A tight group of object balls in cue sports. Usually the reds in snooker.
14. The team on the field.
15. To put or bring things together in a limited or confined space, especially for storage or transport.
1. 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.
To pack goods in a box;
To pack fish
2. 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.
To pack a trunk;
The play, or the audience, packs the theater
3. Transitive To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings.
The doctor gave Kelly some sulfa pills and packed his arm in hot-water bags.
4. 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.
To pack a joint;
To pack the piston of a steam engine;
Pack someone's arm with ice.
5. Intransitive To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation.
6. 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.
The goods pack conveniently;
Wet snow packs well
7. Intransitive To gather in flocks or schools.
The grouse or the perch begin to pack
16. To cheat, to arrange matters unfairly.
8. Card games To sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as to secure the game unfairly.
9. Transitive To bring together or make up unfairly and fraudulently, in order to secure a certain result.
To pack a jury
10. Transitive To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot.
11. Intransitive To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes; to join in collusion.
17. To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber.
To pack a horse
18. To move, send or carry.
12. 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.
To pack a boy off to school
13. Western US To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. e., on the backs of men or animals).
14. Intransitive To depart in haste; – generally with off or away.
15. Slang To carry weapons, especially firearms, on one's person.
19. To block a shot, especially in basketball.
20. To wear a simulated penis inside one’s trousers for better verisimilitude.
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English - English - packn. bundle, package; backpack; parcel, packet; group of animals (especially wolves, dogs etc.); group, crowd; cosmetic paste for the face; medical wrapping of cloth or gauze, deck (British)
v. fill to capacity; load items into something (i.e. clothes into a suitcase or merchandise into a container); crowd; compress; carry, transport
n. shook, bundle of grain or corn; bale, bundle, package
English - Spanish - packs. paquete, bulto, fardo, recua; baraja; cajetilla; jauría
v. empacar, embalar, empaquetar; atestar, atiborrar
English - French - packn. paquet, ballot, sac; troupe, groupe; pansement; pommade
v. emballer; comprimer; bourrer
English - German - packn. Paket; Päckchen; Bande; Gruppe; Kompresse; Maske
v. packen; zusammendrängen
English - Italian - packs. involto, pacco, fagotto; zaino, sacco, tascapane; soma, carico; confezione, involucro, imballaggio; (am) pacchetto; branco; (Venat) muta; (spreg) massa, masnada, banda; (fig) mucchio; (Mar
v. impaccare, impacchettare; imballare; inscatolare; pressare, comprimere; (fig) gremire, stipare, riempire, affollare; mettere la soma a, caricare; (am) someggiare, trasportare a soma
English - Portuguese - packs. pacote; bando; grupo; curativo, gaze; pasta
v. empacotar; arrumar as malas; acumular
English - Russian - packс. связка, узел, пакет, упаковка, пачка; снаряжение, выкладка, ранец; свора, стая; группа, множество [сл.]; паковый лед; колода (карт); обертывание в мокрые простыни, простыня для обертывания; тампон
г. паковать, укладывать вещи; набивать, вьючить
English - Turkish - packf. paketlemek, sarmak, ambalajlamak, yığmak, istiflemek, tıka basa doldurmak, toplamak, toparlanmak, eşyalarını toplamak, bavul hazırlamak, defetmek, defolup gitmek, vurmak
i. paket, ambalaj, sargı, sırt çantası, bohça, yığın, kütle, deste (iskambil), sürü, semer
French - English - pack(m) n. pack, pack ice
German - English - packn. bundle, package; backpack; parcel, packet; group of animals (especially wolves, dogs etc.); group, crowd; cosmetic paste for the face; medical wrapping of cloth or gauze, deck (British)
English - Dutch - packbn. verpakkings-, inpak-
zn. pak, last, bepakking, mars
ww. inpakken, verpakken, bepakken, beladen, pakken, samenpakken : zich samenpakken, samenscholen
English - Greek - packουσ. δέμα, πακέτο, δέσμη, ομάδα, ομάς, αγέλη
ρήμ. συσκευάζω, πακετάρω, στριμώχνω
French - Spanish - pack(géologie) banquisa de hielo
German - Spanish - packn. paquete (m), bulto (m), lío (m), hato (m), fardo (m), bala (f), gentuza (f), chusma (f), canalla (m)
French - German - packn. gebinde
French - Italian - pack(géologie) pack (m)
French - Portuguese - pack(géologie) banquisa (f)
French - Russian - packn. паковый лед (m)
German - French - packn. racaille (f), paquet (m), ballot (m)
German - Italian - packn. balla (f), gentaglia (f), marmaglia (f), pacco (m), pacchetto (m)
German - Russian - packn. пакет (m), пачка (m), тюк (m), сброд (n), сволочь (n), свора (n), шпана (n)
German - Turkish - packi. paket (m), demet (m), ayak takımı (n)
Italian - French - pack(geologia) banquise (f); pack (m)
Italian - German - packn. packeis
French - Dutch - pack(géologie) pakijs (n)
German - Dutch - packschorem
English - Chinese - pack(名) 包; 包裹; 捆; 背包
(动) 装; 将...挤入; 给将装入行李; 挤满; 包装货物; 能包装, 适于装运; 整理行装; 挤
English - Chinese - pack(名) 包; 包裹; 捆; 背包
(動) 裝; 將...擠入; 給將裝入行李; 擠滿; 包裝貨物; 能包裝, 適於裝運; 整理行裝; 擠
English - Japanese - pack(名) パック, 包み, 容器; ひとそろい; 1組; 群れ; 美容パック
(動) 荷造りする; 詰める; 詰め物をする; 詰め込む; パックする
English - Korean - pack명. 짐꾸러미, 한 묶음; 등짐; 소포; 동물의 떼(특히 늑대나 개 등의); 단체; 화장팩, 미용팩; 의학습포
동. 가득 채우다; 짐을 꾸리다, 포장하다( 옷을 옷가방에 또는 물건을 컨테이너에); 꽉 메우다; 압축하다, 줄이다; 나르다
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Synonyms for pack1. group: horde, band, mob, bundle, company, bunch, crew
2. package: bundle, knapsack, packet, parcel
3. compress: bind, cram, press, stow, contract, condense
4. load: burden, lade
Verb forms for packPresent participle: packing
Present: pack (3.person: packs)
Future: will pack
Present conditional: would pack
Present Perfect: have packed (3.person: has packed)
Past Perfect: had packed
Future Perfect: will have packed
Past conditional: would have packed