pack

phonetic symbol: / pǽk / 

pack - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)

[ noun ]
■ a bundle (especially one carried on the back)

[ noun ]
■ a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect

[ noun ]
■ a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
face pack

[ noun ]
■ a complete collection of similar things

[ noun ]
■ a group of hunting animals

[ noun ]
■ an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
camp , clique , coterie , ingroup , inner circle

[ noun ]
■ an association of criminals
e.g.)
・a pack of thieves
gang , mob , ring

[ noun ]
■ a large indefinite number
battalion , large number , multitude , plurality

[ 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
e.g.)
・The nurse packed gauze in the wound
・You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice

[ verb ]
■ carry, as on one's back
e.g.)
・Pack your tents to the top of the mountain

[ verb ]
■ arrange in a container
e.g.)
・pack the books into the boxes

[ verb ]
■ load with a pack
load down

[ verb ]
■ compress into a wad
bundle , compact , wad

[ verb ]
■ have the property of being packable or of compacting easily
e.g.)
・Such odd-shaped items do not pack well
compact

[ verb ]
■ seal with packing
e.g.)
・pack the faucet

[ verb ]
■ press down tightly
tamp , tamp down

[ verb ]
■ hike with a backpack
e.g.)
・Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies
backpack

[ verb ]
■ press tightly together or cram
e.g.)
・The crowd packed the auditorium
jam , mob , pile , throng

[ verb ]
■ fill to capacity
e.g.)
・This singer always packs the concert halls
・The murder trial packed the court house

[ verb ]
■ set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
e.g.)
・pack a jury

[ verb ]
■ have with oneself
■ have on one's person
e.g.)
・She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains
carry , take

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