pack
noun.
a large indefinite number
a battalion of ants|a multitude of TV antennas|a plurality of religions
noun.
a complete collection of similar things
noun.
a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
noun.
an association of criminals
police tried to break up the gang|a pack of thieves
Synonym: ring, mob, gang
noun.
an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
noun.
a group of hunting animals
noun.
a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
Synonym: face pack
noun.
a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
noun.
a bundle (especially one carried on the back)
verb.
arrange in a container
pack the books into the boxes
verb.
fill to capacity
This singer always packs the concert halls|The murder trial packed the court house
verb.
compress into a wad
wad paper into the box
Synonym: bundle, compact, wad
verb.
carry, as on one's back
Pack your tents to the top of the mountain
verb.
set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
pack a jury
verb.
have with oneself; have on one's person
She always takes an umbrella|I always carry money|She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains
Synonym: carry, take
verb.
press tightly together or cram
The crowd packed the auditorium
Synonym: jam, mob, pile, throng
verb.
hike with a backpack
Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies
Synonym: backpack
verb.
press down tightly
tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso
Synonym: tamp, tamp down
verb.
seal with packing
pack the faucet
verb.
have the property of being packable or of compacting easily
This powder compacts easily|Such odd-shaped items do not pack well
Synonym: compact
verb.
load with a pack
Synonym: load down
verb.
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
Antonym: unpack