HyperDic: pack

English > 22 senses of the word pack:
VERBcontactpackarrange in a container
motionpackfill to capacity
contactpack, bundle, wad, compactcompress into a wad
contactpackcarry, as on one's back
socialpackset up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
stativepack, carry, takehave with oneself
motionpack, throng, mob, pile, jampress tightly together or cram
motionpack, backpackhike with a backpack
contactpack, tamp down, tamppress down tightly
contactpackseal with packing
contactpack, compacthave the property of being packable or of compacting easily
contactpack, load download with a pack
bodypacktreat the body or any part of it by wrapping / 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
NOUNquantitypack, battalion, large number, multitude, pluralitya large indefinite number
grouppacka complete collection of similar things
artifactpacka convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
grouppack, gang, ring, moban association of criminals
grouppack, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, campan exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
grouppacka group of hunting animals
artifactpack, face packa cream that cleanses and tones the skin
artifactpacka sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
artifactpacka bundle (especially one carried on the back)
pack > pronunciation
Soundspae'k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA large indefinite number.
Synonymsbattalion, large number, multitude, plurality
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishbatallón, ejército, masa, multitud
Catalanbatalló, exèrcit, massa, multitud
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA complete collection of similar things.
Narrowerdisk pack, disc pack(computer science) a portable pack of magnetic disks used in a disk storage device
pack of cards, deck of cards, deckA pack of 52 playing cards
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film).
Broaderpackage, parcelA wrapped container
Adjectivespackablecapable of being packed
Verbspackarrange in a container
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn association of criminals.
Example "a pack of thieves"
Synonymsgang, ring, mob
Member oforganized crime, gangland, gangdomunderworld organizations
Membersgangster, mobsterA criminal who is a member of gang
NarrowernestA gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality
youth gangA gang whose members are teenagers
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
Spanishbanda, pandilla
Catalanbanda
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningAn exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.
Synonymsclique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp
NarrowerBloomsbury GroupAn inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
bohemiaA group of artists and writers with real or pretended artistic or intellectual aspirations and usually an unconventional life style
cabal, faction, junto, camarillaA clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
faction, sectA dissenting clique
galere, rogue's galleryA coterie of undesirable people
hard coreThe most dedicated and intensely loyal nucleus of a group or movement
kitchen cabinet, brain trustAn inner circle of unofficial advisors to the head of a government
loopAn inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan)
mafia, maffiaAny tightly knit group of trusted associates / associates
military junta, juntaA group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
Broaderset, circle, band, lotAn unofficial association of people or groups
Spanishcamarilla, cenáculo, clica, pandilla, peña
Catalancamarilla, camp, cercle íntim, colla, tim, trepa
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA group of hunting animals.
Membersdog, domestic dog, Canis familiarisA member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
hound, hound dogAny of several breeds of dog used for hunting / hunting typically having large drooping ears
Narrowerwolf packA group of wolves hunting together
Broaderanimal groupA group of animals
Spanishjauría
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA cream that cleanses and tones the skin.
Synonymface pack
Broadercorrective, restorativeA device for treating injury or disease
Spanishmascarilla
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect.
Broadercorrective, restorativeA device for treating injury or disease
Verbspacktreat the body or any part of it by wrapping / 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
English > pack: 22 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA bundle (especially one carried on the back).
Broaderbundle, sheafA package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
Spanishfardo, paquete
Catalanfarcell
Verbspackload with a pack
packcarry, as on one's back
packhike with a backpack
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningArrange in a container.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s something with something
ModelThey pack the books into the box
Example"pack the books into the boxes"
Narrowerbagput into a bag
bundle, bundle up, roll upmake into a bundle
containerize, containerisepackage in a container
stowFill by packing tightly
Broaderencase, incase, caseenclose in, or as if in, a case
Oppositeunpack, take outRemove from its packing
Spanishempacar, empaquetar, encajonar
Catalanempacar, empaquetar, encaixar, encaixonar
Nounspacka convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
packagea collection of things wrapped or boxed together
packera workman employed to pack things into containers
packingthe enclosure of something in a package or box
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningFill to capacity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "This singer always packs the concert halls"
  • "The murder trial packed the court house"
Cause tothrong, mob, pack, pile, jamPress tightly together or cram
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningcompress into a wad.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsbundle, wad, compact
NarrowerpuddleWork a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Similar tocompact, packHave the property of being packable or of compacting easily
Spanishcompactar, comprimir, empacar, empaquetar, hacer bultos
Catalancompactar, empacar, empaquetar, feixar
Nounspackingany material used especially to protect something
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcarry, as on one's back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"
Entailed bybackpack, packhike with a backpack
Broadertransport, carryMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
Nounspacka bundle (especially one carried on the back)
packingcarrying something in a pack on the back
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningSet up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"pack a jury"
Broaderappoint, name, nominate, constitutecreate and charge with a task or function
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningHave with oneself; have on one's person.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey pack more bread
Example "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
Synonymscarry, take
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Similar tocarryHave or possess something abstract
Spanishcargar, copar, llevar, portar
Catalancarregar, conduir, copar, dur, percebre, portar, rebre, tornar
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningPress tightly together or cram.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The crowd packed the auditorium"
Synonymsthrong, mob, pile, jam
Caused bypackFill to capacity
Broadercrowd, crowd togetherTo gather together in large numbers
Spanishabarrotar, atestar, llenar
Catalanabarrotar, apilotar-se, apinyar-se, atapeir, omplir
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 8, motion
Meaninghike with a backpack.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue pack
Example"Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"
Synonymbackpack
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Entailspackcarry, as on one's back
Broaderhikewalk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise
Spanishmochilear
Nounspacka bundle (especially one carried on the back)
packera wholesaler in the meat-packing business
packera hiker who wears a backpack
packingcarrying something in a pack on the back
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 9, contact
Meaningpress down tightly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstamp down, tamp
Broadercompress, compact, pack togethermake more compact by or as if by pressing
Spanishapisonar, empacar
Catalanmaçonar, piconar, pitjar
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 10, contact
Meaningseal with packing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"pack the faucet"
Broaderseal, seal offmake tight
Spanishempacar, empaquetar, envolver
Catalanempacar, empaquetar, precintar
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 11, contact
MeaningHave the property of being packable or of compacting easily.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Example "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
Synonymcompact
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar topack, bundle, wad, compactcompress into a wad
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 12, contact
MeaningLoad with a pack.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymload down
Broaderload, lade, laden, load upFill or place a load on
Spanishcargar, empacar
Nounspacka bundle (especially one carried on the back)
English > pack: 22 senses > verb 13, body
Meaningtreat the body or any part of it by wrapping / 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.
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelDid he pack his foot?
Examples
  • "The nurse packed gauze in the wound"
  • "You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"
Broadertreat, care forProvide treatment for
Nounspacka sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect

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