v (transitive) To make a pack of; to arrange closely and securely in a pack; hence, to place and arrange compactly as in a pack; to press into close order or narrow compass;
v (transitive) To fill in the manner of a pack, that is, compactly and securely, as for transportation; hence, to fill closely or to repletion; to stow away within; to cause to be full; to crowd into; as,
v (transitive|card games) To sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as to secure the game unfairly.
v (transitive) To bring together or make up unfairly and fraudulently, in order to secure a certain result
v (transitive) To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot.
v (transitive) To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber
v (transitive) To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; especially, to send away peremptorily or suddenly; – sometimes with off. See pack off
v (transitive) To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. e., on the backs of men or animals).
v (transitive) To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings.
v (transitive) To render impervious, as by filling or surrounding with suitable material, or to fit or adjust so as to move without giving passage to air, water, or steam
v (intransitive) To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation.
v (intransitive) To admit of stowage, or of making up for transportation or storage; to become compressed or to settle together, so as to form a compact mass; as, the goods pack conveniently; wet snow packs well.
v (intransitive) To gather in flocks or schools; as, the grouse or the perch begin to pack.
v (intransitive) To depart in haste; – generally with off or away.
v (intransitive) To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes; to join in collusion.
v (transitive|slang) To carry weapons, especially firearms, on one's person.
v (transitive|sports|slang) To block a shot, especially in basketball.