- n a large indefinite number
- n a complete collection of similar things
- n a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
- n an association of criminals
a pack of thieves
- n an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
- n a group of hunting animals
- n a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
- n a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
- n a bundle (especially one carried on the back)
- v arrange in a container
pack the books into the boxes
- v fill to capacity
This singer always packs the concert halls
The murder trial packed the court house
- v compress into a wad
- v carry, as on one's back
- v set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
pack a jury
- v have with oneself; have on one's person
She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains
- v press tightly together or cram
The crowd packed the auditorium
- v hike with a backpack
Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies
- v press down tightly
- v seal with packing
pack the faucet
- v have the property of being packable or of compacting easily
Such odd-shaped items do not pack well
- v load with a pack
- v 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
- The goal is to pack with one bag.
- The price for a pack in New York City is now the highest in the country.
- Disguised in floral shirts and fanny packs, scores of the.
- Mel Gibson in NEWS.com.au
You're an embarrassment to me,Gibson reportedly told her at one point. "You look like af***ing pig in heat, and if you get raped by a pack of n******, it will be your fault."
- President Bush in Voice of America
It can be tempting to look at the challenges in Iraq and conclude our best option is to pack up and go home,President Bush said. "That may be satisfying in the short run, but I believe the consequences for American security would be...
- Anders Borg in Spiegel Online
We now see herd behaviors in the markets that are really pack behaviors, wolf pack behaviors,Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg said on Sunday.