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Definition of "pack" []

  • A collection of items tied up or wrapped; a bundle. (noun)
  • A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal. (noun)
  • The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season. (noun)
  • A small package containing a standard number of identical or similar items: a pack of matches. (noun)
  • A complete set of related items: a pack of cards. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pack" in a sentence
  • "A pack of cards; the expression was very common; _deck_, five lines lower, was often used for _pack_."
  • "'No, not stunning _pack_,' growled Jack, '_splendid_ pack -- "this splendid pack had a stunning run."'"
  • "Next, Canetti goes back to tribal cultures to explore what he calls the pack, which is a more primitive form of the crowd."