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packs

verb
present tense third-person singular of pack

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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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

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3 to support and take from one place to another
  • remember to pack several changes of clothing

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4 to wear or have on one's person
  • a private detective packing a weapon

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packs

noun
plural of pack

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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

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2 a wrapped or sealed case containing an item or set of items
  • she tucked a small pack of lozenges into her bag

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3 a considerable amount
  • it took a pack of courage to stand up before that crowd and tell the truth

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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

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“Packs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/packs. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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