Synonyms of pack in English:

pack


See definition of pack

noun

1‘a pack of cigarettes’

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packet, container, package, box, crate, carton, parcel

2‘he could climb two or three peaks a day carrying a 50-pound pack’

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backpack, rucksack, knapsack, kitbag, duffel bag, bag, satchel, load, luggage

3‘a pack of wolves’

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group, herd, troop

4‘a pack of youngsters who spent all their time together’

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crowd, mob, group, band, troupe, party, set, club, clique, coterie, gang, rabble, horde, throng, huddle, multitude, mass, assembly, gathering, collection, host, contingent

informal crew, bunch


verb

1‘she helped pack the hamper’

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fill, fill up, put things in, load, stuff, cram

2‘it took only a few minutes to pack their belongings’

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stow, put away, store, box up, crate

put in a case, put in a trunk

3‘the glasses were packed tightly in straw’

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package, parcel, swathe, swaddle, encase, enfold, envelop, cloak, bale, bundle, protect

4‘Christmas shoppers packed the store’

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throng, cram full, mob, cram, jam, press into, squash into, squeeze into

5‘wet the cloth and pack it against the wall’

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compress, press, squash, squeeze, jam, tamp, ram, thrust, force, wedge, crush, flatten


Phrases

    pack something in

      1‘one of the models has packed in her day job’

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      resign from, leave, give up, drop, abandon, renounce, relinquish

      quit, chuck, jack in

      2‘he might have to pack in smoking’

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      give up, abstain from, drop, desist from, refrain from, steer clear of, give a wide berth to, reject, eschew, forswear, avoid, discontinue

      quit, leave off, kick

      archaic

      forsake

    pack someone off

      ‘the best thing is to pack the kiddies off to Grandma’

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      send off, dispatch, dismiss, bundle off

      send packing

    pack up

      1‘something electrical is bound to pack up over Christmas’

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      break down, stop working, cease to function, cease to work, fail, give out, stall, come to a halt, develop a fault, malfunction, go wrong, break, act up, be defective, be faulty, crash

      conk out, go kaput, go phut

      British

      play up

      2‘there's no point worrying—if you do, it's time to pack up’

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      stop, call it a day, break off, quit, desist, not continue, halt, finish, cease

      leave off, knock off, jack it in, pack it in

    pack something up

      ‘in the morning, she packed up her belongings’

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      put away, tidy away, tidy up, clear away, clear up, store, stow