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pack1

pack1

 
pronunciation:
paek
parts of speech:
noun, verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of things arranged together in a container; package.
There are eight greeting cards in each pack.
synonyms:
bundle, package
similar words:
assortment, batch, box, bunch, collection, container, kit, packet, parcel, set
definition 2: a container for carrying things on the back.
She carries her books and papers in a pack.
synonyms:
backpack, knapsack
similar words:
bag, baggage, kit, luggage, package, pouch, sack
definition 3: a group of animals that are alike.
Wolves often travel in packs.
 
synonyms:
band, herd
similar words:
drove, flock, group, horde, multitude, swarm, throng, troop
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: packed, packing, packs
definition 1: to put in a container for carrying or storing.
The farmer packed the fruit into wooden crates.
synonyms:
package
similar words:
assemble, box, bundle, load, parcel
definition 2: to fill up with things; stuff.
I packed a suitcase for my trip.
synonyms:
cram, crowd, jam, stuff
similar words:
clog, compact, compress, fill, load, ram, wad
definition 3: to form into a thick or solid mass.
Jimmy packed the snow into a snowball.
synonyms:
compact, compress
similar words:
jam, mass
definition 4: to crowd together in.
One hundred people packed the room.
synonyms:
crowd
similar words:
choke, clog, cram, fill, jam, mass, stuff
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: used in carrying goods.
The explorers used pack horses to carry their supplies.
derivation: packable (adj.)
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