"pack" in the noun sense
1. battalion, large number, multitude, plurality, pack
a large indefinite number
"a battalion of ants"
"a multitude of TV antennas"
"a plurality of religions"
a complete collection of similar things
a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
4. gang, pack, ring, mob
an association of criminals
"police tried to break up the gang"
"a pack of thieves"
5. clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp
an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
a group of hunting animals
7. pack, face pack
a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
a bundle (especially one carried on the back)
"pack" in the verb sense
arrange in a container
"pack the books into the boxes"
fill to capacity
"This singer always packs the concert halls"
"The murder trial packed the court house"
3. pack, bundle, wad, compact
compress into a wad
"wad paper into the box"
carry, as on one's back
"Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"
set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
"pack a jury"
6. carry, pack, take
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"
7. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam
press tightly together or cram
"The crowd packed the auditorium"
8. backpack, pack
hike with a backpack
"Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"
9. tamp down, tamp, pack
press down tightly
"tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
seal with packing
"pack the faucet"
11. compact, pack
have the property of being packable or of compacting easily
"This powder compacts easily"
"Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
12. pack, load down
load with a pack
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"
"You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"
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