pack off

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pack off

: to send (someone) away to a different place usually + to
  • Despite his protests, his mom packed him off to bed.
  • parents packing their kids off to college

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a group or pile of related objects

  3. : a number of individual components packaged as a unit

  1. : to make into a compact bundle

  2. : to fill completely

  3. : to fill with packing

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

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

  1. : intimate

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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