- IPA: pæk
- (transitive) When you pack something, you put it in a container to carry with you.
- Did you pack your swimming suit?
- (transitive & intransitive) When you pack a container, you put things in it to carry with you.
- The students have all packed their bags and left for the summer.
- It's time to pack up and go.
- (transitive) If you pack a place or a container with something (or pack something in a place or container), you put a lot inside.
- The hall was packed with visitors.
- If you pack something like snow or earth, you press it to make it take up less space.
- All the runners had packed the earth hard.
- If you pack a gun, you carry it with you.
- If you pack something away, you put it away in a container.
- If you pack it in, you give up.
Related words [change]
- (countable) A pack is a container that things are sold in.
- Cigarettes were selling for over $10 a pack.
- (countable) A pack is a bag used to carry things, usually on your back.
- My spare clothes are in my pack.
- (countable) A pack of cards is a set of 52 playing cards.
- (countable) A pack is a group of animals, usually that hunt together.
- (countable) A pack of people is a group, usually not a nice group.
- (countable) A pack of lies is something that is completely untrue.
- (countable) An ice pack is something cold that you put on an injury.