pack noun

1 things put together for carrying

ADJ. heavy

VERB + PACK carry

PACK + NOUN animal, horse, mule

PREP. in a/the ~ The water in his pack made it very heavy.

2 things supplied together

ADJ. cigarette | battery, power | gift, sample | action, information, resource, starter, study, training

PACK + VERB contain sth, include sth Your resource pack includes addresses of leading manufacturers.

PREP. in a/the ~ How many needles are there in a pack? | ~ of It comes in packs of six. a pack of cigarettes

3 group of animals

ADJ. wolf | hunting

VERB + PACK lead

PACK + NOUN instinct

PREP. in a/the ~ the dominant animal in the pack | in ~s The animals hunt in packs. | ~ of a pack of dogs/wolves

PHRASES the leader of the pack

4 playing cards

VERB + PACK shuffle | cut

PREP. in a/the ~ There are 52 playing cards in a pack.

PHRASES the bottom/top of the pack Take a card from the top of the pack. | a pack of cards

pack verb

1 put things into containers

ADV. carefully | tightly Live animals are transported across the continent, packed tightly into lorries. | away, together, up The passengers travelled packed together like cattle. I think we might as well pack up and go home.

PREP. in, into She packed her clothes into a suitcase.

2 fill a place/sth

PREP. into Crowds of people packed into the hall.

PHRASES be packed full of sth Our new brochure is packed full of inspirational ideas. | be packed out The cinema was packed out! | be packed to bursting/capacity/overflowing The hall was packed to capacity. | be packed to the gunwales/rafters The hostel was packed to the rafters. | be packed with sb The place was packed with football fans. | closely/densely/tightly packed

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