Definition of pack up
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 British, informal : to stop or quit She packs up when things become difficult.
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
: 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
: to make into a compact bundle
: to fill completely
: to fill with packing
: to influence the composition of so as to bring about a desired result
: to arrange (the cards in a pack) so as to cheat
: in or into a higher position or level
: away from the center of the earth
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
: 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
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: 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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