[no passive] (of plays, performers, etc.) to attract a lot of people to see it/them The show is still packing them in. The band can always pack in the crowds.
(informal) to stop doing something synonym give up She decided to pack in her job. (especially British English) Pack it in (= stop behaving badly or annoying me), you two!
- 1to do a lot of things in a limited period of time You seem to have packed a lot into your life!
- 2to put a lot of things or people into a limited space synonym cram They've managed to pack a lot of information into a very small book.