pack (someone or something) in

Definition of pack (someone or something) in

  1. 1 :  to cause (someone or something) to fit into a small space We were packed in the tiny room like sardines. trying to pack one more thing in an already stuffed suitcase

  2. 2 :  to cause (large groups of people) to come to a show or performance His show still packs in (the) crowds. The movie has been packing them in at theaters across the country.

  3. 3 :  to put (a large amount of something) into (something) She packs a lot of information in her short essays.

  4. 4 US, informal :  to stop using (something) forever She isn't packing in her skis just yet. I decided to pack in my paintbrushes and go to business school.

  5. 5 British, informal :  to give up doing (something) He packed in his job and became a farmer. They might pack in the project altogether.

Word by Word Definitions

packplay
  1. :  a bundle arranged for convenience in carrying especially on the back

    :  a group or pile of related objects

    :  a number of individual components packaged as a unit

  1. :  to make into a compact bundle

    :  to fill completely

    :  to fill with packing

  1. :  to influence the composition of so as to bring about a desired result

    :  to arrange (the cards in a pack) so as to cheat

  1. :  intimate

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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