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pack1

 
 
pronunciation:
paek
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a container for goods or belongings, usu. flexible and carried on the back.
synonyms:
backpack, knapsack, packsack, rucksack
similar words:
bag, baggage, kit, luggage, package, pouch, sack, tote, valise
definition 2: a group of items arranged together in a container; package.
a pack of note cards
synonyms:
bundle, package
similar words:
assortment, batch, box, bunch, collection, container, kit, packet, parcel, set, throng
definition 3: a group of like animals, such as wolves or dogs.
 
synonyms:
band, herd
similar words:
drove, flock, group, horde, multitude, swarm, throng, troop
definition 4: a large area of floating ice, as in the Arctic.
similar words:
berg, floe, iceberg
definition 5: a medical preparation or treatment involving wrapping with cloth or gauze.
similar words:
bandage, poultice, wrap
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: packed, packing, packs
definition 1: to fill to capacity by tightly stuffing.
synonyms:
cram, crowd, jam, stow, stuff
similar words:
clog, compact, compress, congest, fill, load, overcrowd, ram, wad
definition 2: to put things in.
He packed his suitcase.
synonyms:
load
similar words:
fill, freight, heap, lade, place, pouch, sack, stow, stuff
definition 3: to crowd together in.
They packed the room.
synonyms:
crowd, overcrowd, throng
similar words:
choke, clog, congest, cram, fill, impact, jam, mass, mob, stuff
definition 4: to arrange in a container for shipment to a market or store.
synonyms:
package
similar words:
assemble, box, bundle, case, load, parcel
definition 5: to put a load on.
We will pack the horse.
synonyms:
lade, load
similar words:
burden, heap, pile, stack
definition 6: to form into a dense mass, as ice.
synonyms:
compact, compress
similar words:
congest, jam, mass
definition 7: to carry.
synonyms:
bear, carry, haul, tote, transport
similar words:
cart, convey, lug, schlep, shoulder, take, wear
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to put belongings into a container in preparation for a trip or for storage.
synonyms:
load
similar words:
pouch
definition 2: to become densely massed.
similar words:
congest, jam, mass
definition 3: to leave abruptly (usu. fol. by off or away).
synonyms:
scram
similar words:
depart, go, leave, retreat
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part of speech: adjective
definition: used in carrying goods.
a pack horse
derivation: packable (adj.)
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