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pack

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pack

  1. 1 a soft-sided case designed for carrying belongings especially on the back part of basic training is becoming accustomed to taking very long hikes with an 80-pound pack Synonyms of pack backpack, kit bag, knapsack, packsack, rucksack Words Related to pack haversack; carryall, carry-on, grip, handbag, holdall [chiefly British], portmanteau, suitcase, traveling bag; fanny pack, school bag, seabag; overnight bag, overnight case, weekend bag

  2. 2 a wrapped or sealed case containing an item or set of items she tucked a small pack of lozenges into her bag Synonyms of pack bundle, package, packet, parcelWords Related to pack bag, poke [chiefly Southern & Midland], pouch, sack; bale; box, container, crate

  3. 3 a considerable amount it took a pack of courage to stand up before that crowd and tell the truth Synonyms of pack abundance, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, mess, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, lot, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, wad, wealth, yardWords Related to pack epidemic, plague, rash; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, plethora, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; deluge, flood, overflow; army, bevy, cram, crowd, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mob, multitude, press, score, sea, swarm, throng; gazillion, jillion, kazillion, million, thousands, trillion, zillionNear Antonyms of pack atom, crumb, dot, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, grain, granule, iota, jot, modicum, molecule, mote, nubbin, particle, ray, scintilla, scrap, shred, tittle, whit; smatter, smattering; dash, drop, morsel, shot; piece, portion, section; absence, dearth, famine, lack, paucity, poverty, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, want; deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, meagerness, scantiness, scantness, skimpinessAntonyms of pack ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace

  4. 4 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially had run with a pack of hot-rodders when he was in high school Synonyms of pack body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, gang, ring, setWords Related to pack charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, unionNear Antonyms of pack loner; individualist


pack

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pack

  1. 1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain carefully pack the food containers so we'll have as much as possible for the picnic Synonyms of pack block, bung, dam, fill, plug, stop, stuffWords Related to pack choke, clog, close (off), clot, congest, jam, obstruct, occlude; caulk, chink, seal; repack, restuffNear Antonyms of pack excavate, hollow (out), scoop (out), shovel

  2. 2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained I had packed the suitcase so tightly that it wouldn't close Synonyms of pack brim, charge, cram, heap, jam, jam-pack, load, fill, stuffWords Related to pack drench, flood, glut, swamp; bloat, bulk; crowd, crush, mat, press, ram, shove, squash, squeeze; refill, refresh, reload, repack, replenish; overcharge, overfill, overflow, saturate; honeycomb, penetrateNear Antonyms of pack lighten; deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms of pack clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, void

  3. 3 to support and take from one place to another remember to pack several changes of clothing Synonyms of pack bear, cart, convey, ferry, haul, lug, carry, tote, transportWords Related to pack deliver, hand over, transfer; forward, send, ship, transmit; bring, fetch, take; move, remove, shift

  4. 4 to wear or have on one's person a private detective packing a weapon Synonyms of pack bear, carryWords Related to pack flaunt, show off, sport; display, exhibit, parade, show


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