pack up

Definition of pack up

  1. 1 :  to gather one's belongings together and put them in a suitcase or other container for traveling He packed up and left town.

  2. 2 British, informal :  to stop or quit She packs up when things become difficult.

  3. 3 British, informal :  to stop working properly The lift has packed up, so you'll have to take the stairs to her flat.

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

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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