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Synonyms of pack in English:


  • 1 a pack of cigarettes
    packet, container, package, box, carton, parcel
  • 2 with a pack on his back
    backpack, knapsack, rucksack, day pack, kit bag, bag
  • 3 a pack of youngsters
    crowd, mob, group, band, troupe, troop, party, set, clique, gang, rabble, horde, herd, throng, huddle, mass, assembly, gathering, host
    informal crew, bunch
  • verb

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  • 1 she helped pack the picnic basket
    fill (up), put things in, load
  • 2 they packed their belongings
    stow, put away, store, box up
  • 3 the glasses were packed in straw
    wrap (up), package, parcel, swathe, swaddle, encase, enfold, envelop, bundle
  • 4 Christmas shoppers packed the store
    throng, crowd (into), fill (to overflowing), cram, jam, squash into, squeeze into
  • 5 pack the cloth against the wall
    compress, press, squash, squeeze, jam, tamp
  • Phrases

    pack off
    informal we packed our youngest son off to college just last week
    send off, dispatch, bundle off
    pack up
  • 1.1 pack up your toys now
    put away, tidy up/away, clear up/away
  • 2.1 informal it's time to pack up
    stop, call it a day, finish, cease
    informal knock off, quit, pack it in
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