What does ‘pack’ mean?

The word ‘pack’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to fill a box or bag with items. or cram a large number of items into.​

For example:

  • I’ve packed my suitcase for my holiday. (fill)
  • There are 10 beds in my dorm, we’re packed in like sardines. (cram)

Pack is a regular verb. The past tense and past participle is packed.

phrasal verbs with pack

Phrasal verbs with ‘pack’ include:

  • Pack away (put things where they belong)
  • Pack in (stop working)
  • Pack it in (stop doing something annoying)
  • Pack off (send someone away)
  • Pack out (fill a venue)
  • Pack up (stop working)​
phrasal verbs with pack

Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘pack’ in more detail and see some examples in use.

phrasal verbs with pack - pack away
phrasal verbs with pack - pack in
phrasal verbs with pack - pack it in
phrasal verbs with pack - pack off
phrasal verbs with pack - pack out
phrasal verbs with pack - pack up

You can download a table of phrasal verbs with pack below.