Pack something away in something else [British English usage

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"Japanese people sleep on beds called futon. These are laid out on the tatami floor. When people wake up they pack the futon
away in a cupboard, to make more space in the room." (Oxford Dolphin Readers).

Above, the part " pack the futon away in a cupboard" confuses me because: With away, I understand out of home so what does "Pack away" refer to?
Source:Where People live by Oxford Dolphin Readers

Relevant Link:,d.bGg (This is a file to be downloaded, not a web page)

Thank you.
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