from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove the contents of (a suitcase, for example).
- transitive v. To remove from a container, from packaging, or from packing.
- transitive v. To remove a pack from (a pack animal).
- intransitive v. To unpack objects from a container.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To remove from a package or container, particularly with respect to items that had previously been arranged closely and securely in a pack.
- v. To empty containers that had been packed.
- v. To analyze a concept or a text.
- v. To undergo separation of its features into distinct segments.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To separate and remove, as things packed; to open and remove the contents of.
- transitive v. To relieve of a pack or burden.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To open, as things packed: as, to unpack goods.
- To relieve of a pack or burden; unload; disburden.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. remove from its packing
un- + pack (Wiktionary)