pack

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. stow, bale, package, packet; load, burden, bundle; knapsack; crowd, mob, multitude; herd, flock, bevy, covey. See assemblage. — v. stow, bale, package; cram, tamp; cake, solidify; add to; stuff; load, burden. See arrangement.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A package]
Syn. package, box, packet; see package 1 .
2. [Kit]
Syn. bundle, backpack, knapsack, duffel bag, bag, baggage, kit, gear, outfit, load, burden; see also bag 1 , equipment .
3. [A group]
Syn. number, gang, mob; see crowd 1 .
4. [A medical dressing]
Syn. application, hot pack, ice pack, cold pack, plaster, pledget, pad, sponge, tampon, compress, bandage, wet dressing; see also dressing 3 .
5. [A set of cards]
Syn. deck, canasta deck, poker deck, rummy deck, bridge deck, pinochle deck, set, assortment; see also deck 2 .
See Synonym Study at package . v.
1. [To prepare for transportation]
Syn. prepare, gather, collect, (make) ready, get ready, put in (order), stow away, dispose, cinch, sock up, tie with a diamond hitch, tie, bind, brace, fasten.
Ant. undo*, untie, take out.
2. [To stow compactly]
Syn. stuff, squeeze, bind, compress, condense, arrange, ram, cram, jam, insert, press, contract, put away, pack in, thrust in, drive in, run in.
Ant. scatter*, loosen, fluff up.
3. [To fill by entering; often used with ""in'' or ""out'' ]
Syn. crowd, throng, mob; see press 1 , push 1 .
4. [To transport by using pack animals; often used with ""in'' or ""out'' ]
Syn. carry, freight, journey, trek, backpack, haul around, go by muleback, take a pack train; see also carry 1 .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
1. package parcel, load, bundle, packet, load, knapsack, bale.
2. bunch group, mass, collection, crowd, throng, number, mob, flock, herd.
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v.
load, fill, stuff, cram, jam, stow, insert, pile, crowd, compress, ram.
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Informal A great deal: abundance, mass, mountain, much, plenty, profusion, wealth, world. Informal: barrel, heap, lot, peck2, pile. Regional: power, sight. See BIG. 2. An organized group of criminals, hoodlums, or wrongdoers: band2, gang, ring1. Informal: mob. See GROUP. II verb 1. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held: charge, fill, freight, heap, load, pile. See FULL. 2. To fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly: cram, crowd, jam, load, mob, stuff. Informal: jam-pack. See FULL, TIGHTEN. 3. Informal To hold on one's person: bear, carry, have, possess. See OWNED.

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