pack away

phrasal verb

packed away; packing away; packs away
: to put (something) in a safe place to be used at a later time
It's time to pack away your winter clothes.
Her grandmother's dolls had been packed away in the attic for many years.

Examples of pack away in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their bottles are easy to pack away and can filter out 99.9% of harmful contaminants in most water sources. Christopher Murray, Fox News, 11 Apr. 2024 Despite talk of restaging it in Vienna and San Diego’s Balboa Park, when the debut summer in Germany was over, Luna Luna was packed away and eventually forgotten. Philip Kennicott, Washington Post, 25 Mar. 2024 That same dollhouse is currently packed away in her attic with a bin full of furniture. Maya Polton, Parents, 23 Mar. 2024 In a museum storage depot in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, a 17th-century painting by a Dutch old master is packed away, unseen and unappreciated. Nina Siegal, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2024 Armed with this new information, the brothers discovered the images packed away in a London loft. Julia Binswanger, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Feb. 2024 Sure, fans pack away arenas to see coveted players like Purdue center and reigning national player of the year Zach Edey or USC freshman Bronny James, the son of LeBron James. Chloe Peterson, The Indianapolis Star, 11 Jan. 2024 Eager to pack away your puffer coat and get going on spring shopping? Nicola Fumo, Peoplemag, 1 Mar. 2024 Hollywood is packing away sweaters and boots, and reaching for lightweight layers. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 5 Mar. 2024

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“Pack away.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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