pack away
a) to store away, place out of the way, or stash, especially for the longer term

She packed away her warm sweaters for the summer.

b) to eat a great deal (informal)

Have you ever seen someone pack away five hot dogs in one sitting?

See Also: put away

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  • pack — I UK [pæk] / US verb Word forms pack : present tense I/you/we/they pack he/she/it packs present participle packing past tense packed past participle packed *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to put your possessions into a bag, case, or box so that… …   English dictionary

  • Pack — (p[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Packed} (p[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Packing}.] [Akin to D. pakken, G. packen, Dan. pakke, Sw. packa, Icel. pakka. See {Pack}, n.] 1. To make a pack of; to arrange closely and securely in a pack; hence, to place and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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