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pack 1

 (păk)
n.
1.
a. A collection of items tied up or wrapped; a bundle.
b. A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal.
2. The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season.
3. A small package containing a standard number of identical or similar items: a pack of matches.
4.
a. A complete set of related items: a pack of cards.
b. Informal A large amount; a heap: earned a pack of money.
5.
a. A group of animals, such as dogs or wolves, that run and hunt together.
b. A gang of people: a pack of hoodlums.
c. An organized troop having common interests: a Cub Scout pack.
6. A mass of large pieces of floating ice driven together.
7. Medicine
a. Material, such as towels, sheets, or blankets that are used to swathe a patient or body part.
b. A material, such as gauze, that is therapeutically inserted into a body cavity or wound.
8.
a. An ice pack used to reduce pain and inflammation.
b. A cold pack.
c. A hot pack.
9. A cosmetic paste that is applied to the skin, allowed to dry, and then rinsed off.
v. packed, pack·ing, packs
v.tr.
1. To fold, roll, or combine into a bundle; wrap up.
2.
a. To put into a receptacle for transporting or storing: pack one's belongings.
b. To fill up with items: pack one's trunk.
3. To process and put into containers in order to preserve, transport, or sell: packed the fruit in jars.
4.
a. To bring together (persons or things) closely; crowd together: managed to pack 300 students into the lecture hall.
b. To fill up tight; cram.
5. Medicine
a. To wrap (a patient) in a pack.
b. To insert a pack into (a body cavity or wound).
6. To wrap tightly for protection or to prevent leakage: pack a valve stem.
7. To press together; compact firmly: packed the clay and straw into bricks.
8. Informal To carry, deliver, or have available for action: a thug who packed a pistol; a fighter who packs a hard punch.
9. To send unceremoniously: The parents packed both children off to bed.
10. To constitute (a voting panel) by appointment, selection, or arrangement in such a way that it is favorable to one's purposes or point of view; rig: "In 1937 Roosevelt threatened to pack the court" (New Republic).
v.intr.
1. To place one's belongings in boxes or luggage for transporting or storing.
2. To be susceptible of compact storage: Dishes pack more easily than glasses.
3. To form lumps or masses; become compacted.
Phrasal Verb:
pack on
To gain (excess weight): has been packing on the pounds lately.
Idiom:
pack it in Informal
To cease work or activity: Let's pack it in for the day.

[Middle English pak, possibly of Low German origin.]

pack′a·bil′i·ty n.
pack′a·ble adj.

pack 2

 (păk)
n.
Variant of pac.

pack

(pæk)
n
1.
a. a bundle or load, esp one carried on the back
b. (as modifier): a pack animal.
2. a collected amount of anything
3. (Card Games) a complete set of similar things, esp a set of 52 playing cards
4. (Zoology) a group of animals of the same kind, esp hunting animals: a pack of hounds.
5. any group or band that associates together, esp for criminal purposes
6. (Rugby) rugby the forwards of a team or both teams collectively, as in a scrum or in rucking
7. the basic organizational unit of Cub Scouts and Brownie Guides
8. (Commerce)
a. a small package, carton, or container, used to retail commodities, esp foodstuffs, cigarettes, etc
b. (in combination): pack-sealed.
9. US and Canadian a small or medium-sized container of cardboard, paper, etc, often together with its contents. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): packet
10. (Physical Geography) short for pack ice
11. the quantity of something, such as food, packaged for preservation
12. (Medicine) med
a. a sheet or blanket, either damp or dry, for wrapping about the body, esp for its soothing effect
b. a material such as cotton or gauze for temporarily filling a bodily cavity, esp to control bleeding
13. short for backpack, rucksack
14. (Mining & Quarrying) mining a roof support, esp one made of rubble
15. (Hairdressing & Grooming) short for face pack
16. (Aeronautics) a parachute folded and ready for use
17. (Computer Science) computing another name for deck5
18. go to the pack informal Austral and NZ to fall into a lower state or condition
vb
19. to place or arrange (articles) in (a container), such as clothes in a suitcase
20. (tr) to roll up into a bundle
21. (when: passive, often foll by out) to press tightly together; cram: the audience packed into the foyer; the hall was packed out.
22. (tr; foll by in or into) to fit (many things, experiences, etc) into a limited space or time: she packed a lot of theatre visits into her holiday.
23. (Physical Geography) to form (snow, ice, etc) into a hard compact mass or (of snow, ice, etc) to become compacted
24. (tr) to press in or cover tightly: to pack a hole with cement.
25. (tr) to load (a horse, donkey, etc) with a burden
26. (often foll by: off or away) to send away or go away, esp hastily
27. (Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to seal (a joint) by inserting a layer of compressible material between the faces
28. (Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to fill (a bearing or gland) with grease to lubricate it
29. (Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to separate (two adjoining components) so that they have a predetermined gap between them, by introducing shims, washers, plates, etc
30. (Medicine) (tr) med to treat with a pack
31. (tr) slang to be capable of inflicting (a blow): he packs a mean punch.
32. (tr) informal US to carry or wear habitually: he packs a gun.
33. (Rugby) rugby (often foll by: down) to form a scrum
34. (tr; often foll by into, to, etc) US and Canadian and NZ to carry (goods), esp on the back: will you pack your camping equipment into the mountains?.
35. pack one's bags informal to get ready to leave
36. send packing informal to dismiss peremptorily
[C13: related to Middle Low German pak, of obscure origin]
ˈpackable adj

pack

(pæk)
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to fill (a legislative body, committee, etc) with one's own supporters: to pack a jury.
[C16: perhaps changed from pact]

pack1

(pæk)

n.
1. a group of things wrapped or tied together for easy handling or carrying; a bundle, esp. one carried on the back of an animal or person.
2. a definite quantity or standard measure of merchandise together with its wrapping or package: a pack of cigarettes.
3. the quantity of something that is packaged at one time or in one season: last year's salmon pack.
4. a group of people or things: a pack of lies.
5. a group of animals of the same kind, esp. predatory ones: a pack of wolves.
6. a number of hounds used together in a hunt.
7. a set of playing cards; deck.
10.
a. a wrapping of the body in wet or dry cloths for therapeutic purposes.
b. the cloths so used.
11. a pastelike substance used as a cosmetic restorative, esp. on the face.
v.t.
13. to make into a pack or bundle.
14. to form into a group or compact mass.
15. to fill with anything compactly arranged: to pack a trunk.
16. to put into a case, trunk, etc., as for traveling or storage: to pack clothes for a trip.
17. to press or crowd together within; cram: The crowd packed the gallery.
18. to prepare for marketing by putting into packages.
19. to make airtight, vaportight, or watertight by stuffing: to pack the engine.
20. to load, as with packs.
21. to carry or wear as part of one's usual equipment: to pack a gun.
22. Informal. to be able to deliver: to pack a mean punch.
23. to treat with a therapeutic pack.
v.i.
24. to pack goods in compact form, as for shipping.
25. to place clothes and personal items in a suitcase, trunk, etc., preparatory to traveling.
26. to adapt to compact storage or packing: dresses that pack well.
27. to crowd together.
28. to become compacted: Wet snow packs readily.
29. pack off or away, to send away with dispatch: to pack the kids off to camp.
adj.
30. used in transporting a pack or load.
31. compressed into a pack; packed.
32. used in or adapted for packing.
Idioms:
pack it in, to abandon one's efforts, career, style of living, or the like: to pack it in and quit school.
[1175–1225; Middle English pak, packe < Middle Dutch pac or Middle Low German pak]
pack′a•ble, adj.

pack2

(pæk)

v.t.
to choose, collect, arrange, or manipulate (cards, persons, facts, etc.) so as to serve one's own purposes: to pack a jury.
[1520–30; perhaps alter. of obsolete v. derivative of pact,
n. ]

Pack

 a bundle of things enclosed or tied together; a company or set of persons; a large collection or set of things; a number of animals. See also bolt, bundle.
Examples: pack of books; of coal (3 Winchester bushels); of complaints, 1862; of dogs, 1648; of fish (set out in piles to dry), 1800; of fools; of grouse, 1688; of heresies, 1638; of hounds, 1735; of ice, 1791; of icebergs; of Jews, 1548; of knaves, 1693; of lies, 1763; of mules; of nonsense, 1880; of perch; of playing cards, 1597; of ptarmigans, 1862; of rebels, 1562; of schoolboys, 1885; of sorrows, 1591; of stars, 1633; of stoats; of superstitions; of thieves, 1698; of weasels; of witches; of wolves, 1795.

pack


Past participle: packed
Gerund: packing

Imperative
pack
pack
Present
I pack
you pack
he/she/it packs
we pack
you pack
they pack
Preterite
I packed
you packed
he/she/it packed
we packed
you packed
they packed
Present Continuous
I am packing
you are packing
he/she/it is packing
we are packing
you are packing
they are packing
Present Perfect
I have packed
you have packed
he/she/it has packed
we have packed
you have packed
they have packed
Past Continuous
I was packing
you were packing
he/she/it was packing
we were packing
you were packing
they were packing
Past Perfect
I had packed
you had packed
he/she/it had packed
we had packed
you had packed
they had packed
Future
I will pack
you will pack
he/she/it will pack
we will pack
you will pack
they will pack
Future Perfect
I will have packed
you will have packed
he/she/it will have packed
we will have packed
you will have packed
they will have packed
Future Continuous
I will be packing
you will be packing
he/she/it will be packing
we will be packing
you will be packing
they will be packing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been packing
you have been packing
he/she/it has been packing
we have been packing
you have been packing
they have been packing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been packing
you will have been packing
he/she/it will have been packing
we will have been packing
you will have been packing
they will have been packing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been packing
you had been packing
he/she/it had been packing
we had been packing
you had been packing
they had been packing
Conditional
I would pack
you would pack
he/she/it would pack
we would pack
you would pack
they would pack
Past Conditional
I would have packed
you would have packed
he/she/it would have packed
we would have packed
you would have packed
they would have packed

pack

1. (of cards) deck
2. Collective name for the forwards.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pack - a large indefinite numberpack - a large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
2.pack - a complete collection of similar things
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
disc pack, disk pack - (computer science) a portable pack of magnetic disks used in a disk storage device
deck of cards, pack of cards, deck - a pack of 52 playing cards
3.pack - a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)pack - a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
parcel, package - a wrapped container
4.pack - an association of criminalspack - an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
nest - a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves"
youth gang - a gang whose members are teenagers
gangdom, gangland, organized crime - underworld organizations
gangster, mobster - a criminal who is a member of gang
5.pack - an exclusive circle of people with a common purposepack - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
band, circle, lot, set - an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
Bloomsbury Group - an 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
bohemia - a group of artists and writers with real or pretended artistic or intellectual aspirations and usually an unconventional life style
brain trust, kitchen cabinet - an inner circle of unofficial advisors to the head of a government
loop - an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"
cabal, camarilla, faction, junto - a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
junta, military junta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
maffia, mafia - any tightly knit group of trusted associates
faction, sect - a dissenting clique
galere, rogue's gallery - a coterie of undesirable people
hard core - the most dedicated and intensely loyal nucleus of a group or movement
6.pack - a group of hunting animals
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
animal group - a group of animals
wolf pack - a group of wolves hunting together
7.pack - a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
corrective, restorative - a device for treating injury or disease
8.pack - a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
corrective, restorative - a device for treating injury or disease
9.pack - a bundle (especially one carried on the back)
sheaf, bundle - a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
Verb1.pack - arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes"
containerise, containerize - package in a container; "The cargo was containerized for safe and efficient shipping"
bag - put into a bag; "The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries"
encase, incase, case - enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
bundle, bundle up, roll up - make into a bundle; "he bundled up his few possessions"
stow - fill by packing tightly; "stow the cart"
unpack, take out - remove from its packing; "unpack the presents"
2.pack - fill to capacity; "This singer always packs the concert halls"; "The murder trial packed the court house"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
3.pack - compress into a wadpack - compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
compact, pack - have the property of being packable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
puddle - work a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud
4.pack - carry, as on one's back; "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"
carry, transport - move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
5.pack - set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome; "pack a jury"
appoint, constitute, name, nominate - create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
6.pack - 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"
feature, have - have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
carry - have or possess something abstract; "I carry her image in my mind's eye"; "I will carry the secret to my grave"; "I carry these thoughts in the back of my head"; "I carry a lot of life insurance"
7.pack - press tightly together or crampack - press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
crowd together, crowd - to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"
8.pack - hike with a backpackpack - hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
hike - walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
9.pack - press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
compress, pack together, compact - make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
10.pack - seal with packing; "pack the faucet"
seal, seal off - make tight; secure against leakage; "seal the windows"
11.pack - have the property of being packable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
wad, compact, pack, bundle - compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
12.pack - load with a pack
load, load up, lade, laden - fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"
13.pack - 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"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

pack

verb
1. package, load, store, bundle, batch, stow They offered me a job packing goods in a warehouse.
2. cram, charge, crowd, press, fill, stuff, jam, compact, mob, ram, wedge, compress, throng, tamp All her possessions were packed into the back of her car. Thousands of people packed into the mosque.
3. parcel, tie (up), wrap (up), swathe, envelop, encase, swaddle Orders come packed in straw-filled boxes.
noun
1. packet, box, package, carton a pack of cigarettes
2. bundle, kit, parcel, load, burden, bale, rucksack, truss, knapsack, back pack, kitbag, fardel (archaic) I hid the money in my pack.
3. group, crowd, collection, company, set, lot, band, troop, crew, drove, gang, deck, bunch, mob, flock, herd, assemblage a pack of journalists who wanted to interview him
pack someone in
1. cram, squeeze in, fill to capacity The prisons pack in as many inmates as possible.
2. attract, draw The show is still packing audiences in.
pack someone off send away, dismiss, send packing (informal), bundle out, hustle out The children were packed off to bed.
pack something in
1. (Brit. informal) resign from, leave, give up, quit (informal), chuck (informal), jack in (informal) I've just packed in my job.
2. stop, give up, kick (informal), cease, chuck (informal), leave off, jack in, desist from He's trying to pack in smoking.
pack something up
1. put away, store, tidy up He began packing up his things.
2. (Informal) stop, finish, give up, pack in (Brit. informal), call it a day (informal), call it a night (informal) He's packed up coaching and retired.
pack up break down, stop, fail, stall, give out, conk out (informal) Our car packed up.
send someone packing send away, dismiss, discharge, give someone the bird (informal), give someone the brushoff (slang), send someone about his or her business, send someone away with a flea in his or her ear (informal) He was sent packing in disgrace.

pack

noun
1. Informal. A great deal:
Informal: barrel, heap, lot, peck, pile.
Regional: power, sight.
2. An organized group of criminals, hoodlums, or wrongdoers:
Informal: mob.
verb
1. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held:
2. To fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly:
Informal: jam-pack.
3. Informal. To hold on one's person:
Translations
رَزْمَةٌرُزْمَة أوراق اللعِبصُرَّة، حُزْمَه، رُزْمَهعُلبة، باكيتقطيع
balíčekbalitsmečkastádotlumok
pakkespilstuve sammenbyltflok
hundaro
pakatapakkaus
paketpakirati
paklidobozösszecsődülnek
flokkurföggur, baggi; pakkihópast, troîast; pakka samanpakkapakki
荷物荷造りをする
(물건을 상자 등에) 넣다
daiktų susidėjimasįpakavimo dėžėmalkapakavimaspakuotė
barsiesaiņotkavasainissakravāties
haită
komplet igralnih kartkupnahrbtnikpaketpakirati
packapacke
บรรจุห่อบรรจุ
bavul hazırlamakdenkdestepaketpaketlemek
đóng gói

pack

[pæk]
A. N
1. (= packet) (gen) → paquete m (esp US) [of cigarettes] → paquete m, cajetilla f; (= wrapping) → envase m
a six-pack of beerun paquete de seis cervezas
she smokes a pack and a half a dayfuma un paquete y medio or una cajetilla y media de tabaco al día
for sell-by date see back of packpara la fecha de caducidad ver el reverso del envase
see also economy, information B
2. (traveller's) (also backpack) → mochila f; (on animal) → fardo m
3. [of cards] → baraja f
a pack of cardsuna baraja de cartas
the roof collapsed like a pack of cardsel tejado se derrumbó como una baraja de cartas
he told me a pack of liesme contó una sarta or (LAm) bola de mentiras
it's a pack of lies!¡es una sarta or (LAm) bola de mentiras!, ¡son todo mentiras!
4. (= dressing) (Med) → compresa f
cold packcompresa f fría
see also face D
see also ice C
see also mud B
5. [of hounds, dogs] → jauría f; [of wolves] → manada f
a pack of houndsuna jauría (de perros)
a pack of wolvesuna manada de lobos
6. [of people]
6.1. (= bunch) [of tourists, reporters] → manada f; [of idiots, fools] → hatajo m
with a pack of cameramen in hot pursuitcon una manada de cámaras pisándoles los talones
they're like a pack of kidsson como un hatajo de críos
see also rat C
6.2. [of brownies, cubs] → patrulla f
6.3. [of runners, cyclists] → pelotón m (fig)
they are way ahead of the pack in electronic gadgetryestán muy a la cabeza del pelotón en materia de aparatos electrónicos
7. (Rugby)
the pack (= forwards) → los delanteros; (= scrum) → el pack
B. VT
1. (= put in container)
1.1. [+ possessions] (in case, bag, etc) I decided to pack a few thingsdecidí meter algunas cosas en la maleta
have you packed the salt and pepper for the picnic?¿has metido or puesto la sal y la pimienta para el picnic?
pack your things and get out!¡coge tus cosas or haz la maleta (con tus cosas) y lárgate de aquí!
1.2. [+ goods, products for transport] (in package) → empaquetar; (in crate, container) → embalar, empacar (esp LAm)
a job packing goods in a warehouseun trabajo empaquetando or embalando artículos en un almacén
he was packing plates and wine glasses into or in boxesestaba metiendo or empaquetando platos y copas en cajas
1.3. (Comm) (in individual packaging) → envasar
she spent the summer packing apricotsse pasó el verano envasando albaricoques
they come packed in dozensvienen en cajas de una docena
2. (= fill) [+ box, crate] → llenar
he has a job packing boxes in a warehousetrabaja en un almacén llenando cajas
to pack one's bags (lit) → hacer las maletas
to pack one's bags (and go or leave) (fig) → coger sus cosas e irse, coger sus cosas y largarse
to pack one's/a (suit)casehacer la maleta
Eleanor was packing her trunkEleanor estaba metiendo sus cosas en el baúl
a crate packed with booksuna caja llena de libros
pack your shoes with paper so they don't lose their shapemete papel en los zapatos para que no pierdan la forma
3. (= fill tightly) [+ hall, stadium] → llenar a rebosar
they packed the hall to see himllenaron la sala a rebosar para verlo
a fun-packed holidayunas vacaciones llenas or repletas de diversión
to pack a jury formar un jurado con personas que simpatizan con el interesado
a thrill-packed eveninguna tarde muy emocionante
see also action-packed
4. (= press tightly)
to pack sth/sb into sth we packed the children into the carapretujamos a los niños en el coche
they've packed enough information into this guide to satisfy every needhan incluído suficiente información en esta guía como para satisfacer las necesidades de todo el mundo
to pack sth round sthencajar algo alrededor de algo
to pack earth round a plantacollar una planta
see also packed
5. (= carry)
he packs a gunlleva un revólver
he packs a powerful punch (lit) → pega duro
this play packs a powerful punchesta es una obra con mucho impacto emocional
drinks that pack quite a punchbebidas fpl que pegan fuerte
C. VI
1. (lit)
1.1. (= do one's packing) → hacer la(s) maleta(s)
to send sb packing [+ visitor, caller] → echar a algn con cajas destempladas; (from job) → despedir a algn sin contemplaciones
1.2. (= fit) → caber
these books will pack easily into that boxestos libros cabrán bien en esa caja
do you think all this will pack into one suitcase?¿crees que todo esto cabrá or se podrá meter en una maleta?
2. (= cram) [people]
to pack into a room/theatreapiñarse or apretujarse en una habitación/un teatro
the five of us packed into her Minilos cinco nos apiñamos or apretujamos en su Mini, los cinco nos metimos apretujados en su Mini
they packed round the speakerse apiñaron or se apretujaron en torno al orador
3. (= compact) [snow] → hacerse una masa compacta
D. CPD pack animal Nbestia f or animal m de carga
pack ice Nbanco m de hielo, masa f flotante de hielo
pack leader N (Rugby) → delantero/a m/f principal (fig) → líder mf de la panda or del grupo
pack away
A. VT + ADV (lit) → guardar
I packed the tools awayguardé las herramientas
he can certainly pack away food, can't he?da buena cuenta de la comida ¿verdad?
B. VI + ADVdejarse guardar
his umbrella wouldn't pack away correctlysu paraguas no se dejaba guardar bien
pack down
A. VT + ADV (gen) → apretar, comprimir; (with feet) → apisonar
B. VI + ADV (Rugby) → formar la melé or el scrum
pack in VT + ADV
1. (= cram) [+ people] airlines make money by packing people inlas compañías aéreas hacen dinero metiendo a un montón de gente en los aviones
they were packed in like sardinesestaban como sardinas en lata
the show's packing them inel espectáculo llena la sala al completo or a rebosar
we packed a lot of sightseeing into those two daysmetimos un montón de visitas turísticas en esos dos días
2. (= stop doing) [+ job, activity] → dejar
it's time we packed it inya es hora de dejarlo
let's pack it in for the daydejémoslo por hoy
pack it in!¡déjalo ya!
pack off VT + ADV (= send away) → largar
I packed him off in a taxilo despaché en un taxi, lo largué en un taxi
they packed him off to Londonlo enviaron sin más a Londres
to pack a child off to bed/schoolmandar a un niño a la cama/al colegio
pack out VT + ADV [+ stadium, hall] → llenar a rebosar, llenar hasta los topes
pack up
A. VI + ADV
1. (= cease to function) [washing-machine, car] → estropearse, descomponerse (esp Mex); [battery] → agotarse; [engine] → averiarse, estropearse
2. [person]
2.1. (= stop activity) let's pack up nowvamos a dejarlo or terminar ya
2.2. (= collect things together) → recoger (mis, tus, sus cosas)
they just packed up and leftrecogieron (sus cosas) y se marcharon
B. VT + ADV
1. (= put away) [+ belongings] → recoger
2. (= give up) → dejar

pack

[ˈpæk]
n
[goods] → paquet m
a pack of cigarettes → un paquet de cigarettes
in packs of ten → en paquet de dix
(= backpack) → sac m à dos
(= load) [horse, mule] → charge f
[hounds, wolves] → meute f
to be ahead of the pack (= in the forefront) → être en tête de peloton
[people] → meute f
a pack of journalists → une meute de journalistes
a pack of lies → un tissu de mensonges
(mainly British) [cards] → jeu m
(SPORT) (in rugby)pack m (= cyclists) → peloton m
vt
(in container, box) [+ goods] → emballer
to pack sth in jars → mettre qch en bocaux
Machines now exist to pack olives in jars → Il existe maintenant des machines pour mettre les olives en bocaux.
(in suitcase) [+ clothes, swimsuit, hat, toothbrush] → mettre dans sa valise
I packed my clothes while I was waiting for the taxi → J'ai mis mes vêtements dans ma valise pendant que j'attendais le taxi.
Don't forget to pack your camera → N'oubliez pas d'apporter votre appareil photo.
(= put) to pack sth into sth → mettre qch dans qch
[+ sandwiches] → emporter
to pack a picnic → emporter un pique-nique
[+ rucksack, bag, suitcase] → faire
He packed his rucksack and left → Il fit son sac à dos et s'en alla.
to pack one's case → faire sa valise
I've already packed my case → J'ai déjà fait ma valise.
(= put luggage into) [+ car] → charger
(= fill) [people, crowds] [+ stadium, room, streets] → remplir
Thousands of people packed the streets of West London → Des milliers de personnes remplissaient les rues de l'ouest de Londres.
(= cram) to pack sth into sth (into container)tasser qch dans qch
Pack everything tightly into a casserole → Tassez bien le tout dans une cocotte.
to pack people into sth → entasser les gens dans qch
You can't pack 72,000 people into Raymond James Stadium → On ne peut pas entasser 72000 personnes dans le stade Raymond James.
to be packed into sth [people] (voluntarily)s'entasser dans qch
About 300 of us were packed into the hall → Environ 300 d'entre nous s'entassaient dans le hall.; (forcibly)
They were packed into tiny, unventilated dungeons → On les entassait dans des cachots minuscules sans ventilation.
(= fit into limited time or space) to pack sth into sth → faire tenir qch dans qch
They managed to pack a lot of sightseeing into a short holiday → Ils ont réussi à faire tenir beaucoup de visites touristiques dans un court séjour.
to pack a lot into a day → faire beaucoup de choses dans une journée
There's a lot to pack into one day → Il y a beaucoup à faire dans une seule journée.
Milly was able to pack such a lot into 13 happy healthy years → Milly a pu faire tant de choses pendant ces 13 heureuses années de bonne santé.
(= press down, compress) → tasser
to pack sth into sth → enfoncer qch dans qch
Pack this mixture into the slits in the meat → Enfoncez le mélange dans les fentes de la viande.
to pack sth around sth [+ earth, straw, ice] → tasser qch autour de qch
She packed soil around the roots of the plant → Elle tassa la terre autour des racines de la plante.; [+ explosives] → entourer qch de qch
They packed explosives around the mine → Ils ont entouré la mine d'explosifs.
[+ snow] → damer
to pack a punch [book, film] → avoir du punch; [cocktail] → être puissant(e)
a cocktail that packs a powerful punch → un cocktail puissant
vi
(= prepare one's luggage) → faire ses bagages
I'll help you pack → Je vais t'aider à faire tes bagages.
to pack into (= cram) [+ room, stadium] → s'entasser dans
to send sb packing → envoyer promener qn
pack away
vt sep [+ clothes, Christmas decorations, equipment] → ranger
pack down
vt sep (= press down) [+ earth, soil, snow] → tasser
pack in
(British) vt sep
[+ job] → plaquer
pack it in! (= stop it) → laisse tomber!
to pack it all in → tout plaquer
to pack them in [play, film, show] → faire salle comble
pack off
vt sep [+ person] → expédier
to pack sb off to bed → expédier qn au lit
I finally succeeded in packing her off to bed → J'ai finalement réussi à l'expédier au lit.
pack up
vi
(British) [machine] → lâcher; [lungs, heart] → lâcher
The engine packed up just before we reached Paris → Le moteur a lâché juste avant que nous n'arrivions à Paris.
In the end it was his lungs that packed up → À la fin, ce sont ses poumons qui ont lâché.
(British) (= give up) [person] → tout plaquer
(= pack one's bags) [person] → faire ses valises
vt sep
[+ belongings] → ranger
(in wrapping) [+ goods, presents] → emballer

pack

n
(= bundle)Bündel nt; (on animal) → Last f; (= rucksack)Rucksack m; (Mil) → Gepäck nt no pl, → Tornister m (dated)
(= packet: for cereal, washing powder, frozen food) → Paket nt; (esp US: of cigarettes) → Packung f, → Schachtel f; a pack of sixein Sechserpack m
(Hunt) → Meute f
(of wolves, cubs)Rudel nt; (of submarines)Gruppe f
(pej: = group) → Horde f, → Meute f; to stay ahead of the pack (fig)der Konkurrenz (dat)immer um eine Nasenlänge voraus sein; a pack of thieveseine Diebesbande; he told us a pack of lieser tischte uns einen Sack voll Lügen auf; it’s all a pack of lieses ist alles erlogen
(of cards)(Karten)spiel nt; 52 cards make a packein Blatt ntbesteht aus 52 Karten
(Rugby) → Stürmer pl
(Med, Cosmetics) → Packung f
(of ice)Scholle f
vt
crate, container etcvollpacken; fish, meat in tin etcabpacken; packed in dozensim Dutzend abgepackt
case, trunkpacken; things in case, clothes etceinpacken
(= wrap, put into parcel)einpacken; it comes packed in polythenees ist in Cellophan or Zellophan verpackt
(= crowd, cram)packen; articlesstopfen, packen; the box was packed full of explosivesdie Kiste war voll mit Sprengstoff; the crowds that packed the stadiumdie Menschenmassen, die sich im Stadium drängten; he packed the committee with his own supporterser füllte das Komitee mit seinen eigenen Anhängern; the comedy was playing to packed housesdie Komödie lief vor ausverkauften Häusern; to be packed (= full)gerammelt voll sein (inf); the bus/square was packed solidder Bus/der Platz war rappelvoll (inf); all this information is packed into one chapterall diese Informationen sind in einem Kapitel zusammengedrängt; a weekend packed with excitementein Wochenende voller aufregender Erlebnisse; a speech packed with jokeseine mit Witzen gespickte Rede; a thrill-packed filmein packender Film; the coast is packed with touristsan der Küste wimmelt es von Touristen
(= make firm) soil etcfestdrücken; the snow on the path was packed hardder Schnee auf dem Weg war festgetrampelt
jurymit den eigenen Leuten besetzen
(US inf: = carry) guntragen, dabei haben; to pack one’s lunchsich (dat)sein Mittagessen mitnehmen
(inf) to pack a (heavy) punch (person)kräftig zuschlagen; he packs a nasty lefter hat or schlägt eine ganz gemeine Linke (inf); the film packs a real punch (fig)der Film ist total spannend
leak, pipe(zu)stopfen
(Comput) datakomprimieren, packen (inf)
vi
(items) → passen; that won’t all pack into one suitcasedas passt or geht nicht alles in einen Koffer; it packs (in) nicelyes lässt sich gut verpacken; the boxes are designed to pack into this containerdie Kästen sind so gemacht, dass sie in diesen Behälter hineingehen
(person)packen; I’m still packingich bin noch beim Packen
(= crowd) the crowds packed into the stadiumdie Menge drängte sich in das Stadion; we can’t all pack into one carwir können uns nicht alle in ein Auto zwängen; they packed around the presidentsie belagerten or umringten den Präsidenten
(= become firm)fest werden; the snow had packed round the wheelsan den Rädern klebte eine feste Schneeschicht
(inf) to send somebody packingjdn kurz abfertigen; he sent her packinger hat sie in die Wüste geschickt (inf); what should I do with my drunken husband? — I’d send him packingwas soll ich mit meinem Trunkenbold von Mann machen? — ich würde ihn vor die Tür setzen

pack

:
pack animal
nPacktier nt, → Lasttier nt
pack drill
nStrafexerzieren ntin gefechtsmäßiger Ausrüstung

pack

:
packhorse
nPackpferd nt; I’m not your pack!ich bin nicht dein Packesel!
pack ice
nPackeis nt

pack

:
pack rat
nBuschschwanzratte f
packsack
n (US) → Rucksack m
packsaddle
nPacksattel m
packthread
nZwirn m
pack train
nTragtierkolonne f

pack

[pæk]
1. n
a. (packet) → pacco (Comm) → confezione f; (of cotton, wool) → balla (Am) (of cigarettes) → pacchetto; (rucksack) (Mil) → zaino; (of cards) → mazzo (Rugby) → pacchetto
a pack of lies (fig) → un mucchio or sacco di bugie
b. (of hounds) → muta; (of wolves) → branco; (of thieves) → banda; (of fools) → massa
2. vt
a. (objects, goods) → imballare
packed in dozens (Comm) → in confezioni da dodici
to pack one's bags → fare le valigie or i bagagli (fig) → far fagotto
I still have a few things to pack → ho ancora qualcosa da mettere in valigia
b. (cram full) to pack (with) (container) → riempire di; (room, car) → stipare di
can you pack two more into your car? → riesci a infilarci ancora due nella tua macchina?
c. (Comput) → comprimere, impaccare
d. (make firm, soil) → comprimere, pressare
3. vi
a. (do one's luggage) → fare le valigie or i bagagli
to send sb packing (fam) → dare il benservito a qn
b. (people) to pack (into)accalcarsi (in), pigiarsi (in)
packed like sardines → pigiati/e come sardine
pack away vt + advriporre
pack in (Brit) (fam)
1. vi + adv (break down, watch, car) → guastarsi
2. vt + advmollare, piantare
pack it in! → piantala!
pack off vt + adv to pack sb off to school/bedspedire qn a scuola/letto
pack up
1. vi + adv (person) → far fagotto (Brit) (fam) (machine) → guastarsi
2. vt + adv
a. (belongings, clothes) → mettere in una valigia; (goods, presents) → imballare
b. = pack in 2

pack

(pӕk) noun
1. things tied up together or put in a container, especially to be carried on one's back. He carried his luggage in a pack on his back.
2. a set of (fifty-two) playing-cards. a pack of cards.
3. a number or group of certain animals. a pack of wolves / a wolf-pack.
4. a packet. a pack of cigarettes.
verb
1. to put (clothes etc) into a bag, suitcase or trunk for a journey. I've packed all I need and I'm ready to go.
2. to come together in large numbers in a small space. They packed into the hall to hear his speech.
ˈpacking noun
1. the act of putting things in bags, cases etc. He has done his packing tonight as he is leaving in the morning.
2. the materials (paper, string etc) used to wrap things for posting etc. He unwrapped the vase and threw away the packing.
ˈpacking-case noun
a (large) wooden box in which goods are packed and sent from place to place.
packed (out)
containing as many people as possible. The theatre/meeting was packed (out).
pack off
to send away, usually quickly and without wasting time. They packed the children off to bed early.
pack up
1. to put into containers in order to take somewhere else. She packed up the contents of her house.
2. to stop working or operating. We'd only gone five miles when the engine packed up.

pack

رَزْمَةٌ, يَحْزِمُ balíček, balit pakke Bündel, packen δέμα, πακετάρω embalar, empacar, fardo, paquete pakata, pakkaus empaqueter, paquet paket, pakirati fare le valigie, pacco 荷物, 荷造りをする (물건을 상자 등에) 넣다, 짐 inpakken, pakket oppakning, pakke pakunek, zapakować empacotar, pacote ранец, упаковывать packa, packe บรรจุ, ห่อบรรจุ paketlemek, yük, đóng gói , 包装

pack

n. envoltura.
cubierta fría o caliente en la cual se envuelve el cuerpo;
compresa;
v. [to wrap] envolver.

pack

n (compress) compresa; (of cigarettes) cajetilla, paquete m; ice — bolsa de hielo; packs per day cajetillas diarias, paquetes diarios
References in classic literature ?
There now, the trays are ready, and everything in but my ball dress, which I shall leave for Mother to pack," said Meg, cheering up, as she glanced from the half-filled trunk to the many times pressed and mended white tarlatan, which she called her `ball dress' with an important air.
Sometimes the boy thought they must all be inventions, a pack of lies.
Well, if that's all settled, I guess I'll go back home and pack up," said Mr.
Well, you're a damned ungrateful lot, the whole pack of you,' he shouted back.
I shall only take a hand-bag, and shall pack my trunk in the city.
It may be as you say," he continued, reverting to the purport of Heyward's last remark; "and the greater the reason why we should cut our steaks, and let the carcass drive down the stream, or we shall have the pack howling along the cliffs, begrudging every mouthful we swallow.
So, if you're ready, boys, we'll just waltz down to Thompson's and pack up the shanty.
He has a great pack on him like a peddler; or you might call him the Elephant and Castle whale.
yes, that's the word; why don't you pack those whales in ice while you're working at 'em?
heave that ar old pack of trash in the fire, and join my church
I took advice, but the best brick-a-brackers were divided as to the wisest course to pursue; some said pack the collection and warehouse it; others said try to get it into the Grand Ducal Museum at Mannheim for safe keeping.
Well," says I, "I think they are a pack of flat- heads for not keeping the palace themselves 'stead of fooling them away like that.