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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 backpack, kit bag, knapsack, packsack, rucksack Related Words 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 bundle, package, packet, parcelRelated Words 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 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, yardRelated Words 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 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 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 body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, gang, ring, setRelated Words 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 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 block, bung, dam, fill, plug, stop, stuffRelated Words choke, clog, close (off), clot, congest, jam, obstruct, occlude; caulk, chink, seal; repack, restuffNear Antonyms 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 brim, charge, cram, heap, jam, jam-pack, load, fill, stuffRelated Words 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 lighten; deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, void

  3. 3 to support and take from one place to another <remember to pack several changes of clothing> Synonyms bear, cart, convey, ferry, haul, lug, carry, tote, transportRelated Words 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 bear, carryRelated Words flaunt, show off, sport; display, exhibit, parade, show


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