Synonyms of packing


1. packing material, packing, wadding, material, stuff

usage: any material used especially to protect something

2. packing, boxing, enclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosure

usage: the enclosure of something in a package or box

3. packing, backpacking, carry

usage: carrying something in a pack on the back; "the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"


1. pack, encase, incase, case

usage: arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes"

2. pack, fill, fill up, make full

usage: fill to capacity; "This singer always packs the concert halls"; "The murder trial packed the court house"

3. pack, bundle, wad, compact, arrange, set up

usage: compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"

4. pack, transport, carry

usage: carry, as on one's back; "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"

5. pack, appoint, name, nominate, constitute

usage: set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome; "pack a jury"

6. carry, pack, take, have, feature

usage: have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"

7. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam, crowd, crowd together

usage: press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"

8. backpack, pack, hike

usage: hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"

9. tamp down, tamp, pack, compress, compact, pack together

usage: press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"

10. pack, seal, seal off

usage: seal with packing; "pack the faucet"

11. compact, pack, be

usage: have the property of being packable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"

12. pack, load down, load, lade, laden, load up

usage: load with a pack

13. pack, treat, care for

usage: treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood; "The nurse packed gauze in the wound"; "You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"

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Definition and meaning of packing (Dictionary)