compact

compact
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adj
1. dense, solid, firm, hard; close, tight, tight-knit, close-knit, impermeable, impassable, impenetrable; thick, heavy, thickset, stubby, squat, short, stocky; condensed, concentrated, compressed, packed together, squeezed together, crowded, overfilled, stuffed, cram-full, chock-full; bunched together, clustered together, clotted, stuck together, coherent, unified, as one; conjoined, conjunct, connected, combined, corporate, consolidated, united, solidified.
2. small, little, capsule, portable; tight, constricted, limited, narrow, close, snug; trim, tidy, neat, orderly, well-ordered, well-arranged, shipshape.
3. concise, succinct, summary, brief, short; capsule, summarized, condensed, compendious, synoptic; abridged, shortened, cut off or short; pithy, terse, tight, epigrammatic, laconic, pointed, to the point; curt, abrupt, short, cryptic, brusque, crisp, brisk, sharp.
v
4. consolidate, condense, make dense, thicken, concentrate; pack together, press together, compress, tamp down, crowd together, squeeze together; reduce, shrink, shorten, abridge; constrict, narrow, lessen, limit, constringe, contract, draw in or together; join together, connect, unite, syncretize; combine, conjoin, knit together, interlace, intertwine; mingle, mix, blend, amalgamate, coalesce; fuse, alloy, melt into one; unify, merge; join forces, team up, become partners, corporate, associate, syndicate, confederate, ally.
5. cement, solidify, strengthen, reinforce, stabilize, make firm or stable; secure, affix, attach, link, clasp, hook, tie together, bind.
6. compose, make up, form, embody, incorporate, organize.
II
n
1. formal agreement, contract, indenture, covenant, bond; concordat, treaty, alliance, pact, Rare. paction, convention; cease-fire, truce, cartel, entente, detente; mutual understanding, accord, accordance, concord, concordance, concurrence; conspiracy, collusion, league, confederacy, coalition, combination, union.
2. transaction, Inf. deal, bargain, arrangement, settlement; terms, conditions, stipulations.
3. promise, pledge, vow, oath, word of honor, parole, troth; gentleman's agreement, commitment, obligation, engagement; word, assurance, warrant, warranty, surety, security, guarantee, guaranty.

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  • compact — compact, e [ kɔ̃pakt ] adj. et n. m. • 1377; lat. compactus « amassé », de compingere 1 ♦ Qui est formé de parties serrées, dont les éléments constitutifs sont très cohérents. ⇒ dense, serré. Bloc, pâté d immeubles compact. Foule compacte. Poudre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Compact — as used in politics may refer broadly to a pact or treaty; in more specific cases it may refer to: Interstate compact Compact government, a type of colonial rule utilized in British North America Compact of Free Association whereby the sovereign… …   Wikipedia

  • compact — COMPÁCT, Ă, compacţi, te, adj. 1. Care se compune din particule strâns legate între ele; îndesat, dens. ♢ Caractere compacte = litere de tipar groase şi negre; aldine. ♦ (Despre o mulţime, un grup de oameni etc.) Numeros şi des. 2. fig. (Despre… …   Dicționar Român

  • compact — I (dense) adjective arranged within a small space, bunched, close, close knit, close set, close together, closely united, clustered, cohesive, compacted, compressed, concentrated, condensed, consolidated, constricted, constringed, contracted,… …   Law dictionary

  • Compact — Com*pact (k[o^]m*p[a^]kt ), p. p. & a. [L. compactus, p. p. of compingere to join or unite; com + pangere to fasten, fix: cf. F. compacte. See {Pact}.] 1. Joined or held together; leagued; confederated. [Obs.] Compact with her that s gone. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compact# — compact adj dense, *close, thick Analogous words: compressed, condensed, contracted (see CONTRACT vb): concentrated, consolidated, compacted (see COM PACT vb): solid, *firm, hard: *tight Contrasted words: ioose, slack: diffuse, prolix, verbose,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • compact — [adj1] condensed appressed, bunched, close, compressed, crowded, dense, firm, hard, impenetrable, impermeable, packed, pressed, solid, thick, tight; concepts 481,483,774 Ant. loose, slack, uncondensed compact [adj2] short, brief boiled down,… …   New thesaurus

  • Compact — Com pact (k[o^]m p[a^]kt), n. [L. compactum, fr. compacisci, p. p. compactus, to make an agreement with; com + pacisci to make an agreement. See {Pact}.] An agreement between parties; a covenant or contract. [1913 Webster] The law of nations… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compact — [kəm pakt′, käm′pakt΄; ] for n., always [ käm′pakt΄] adj. [ME < L compactus, concentrated, pp. of compingere, to fasten together < com , with, together + pangere, to fix, fasten: see PEACE] 1. closely and firmly packed or put together;… …   English World dictionary

  • compact — /ˈkɔmpact, ingl. ˈkəmpækt/ s. m. inv. accorc. di compact disc …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • compact — is stressed on the second syllable as a verb and predicative adjective. As a noun (meaning ‘an agreement’ or ‘a case for face powder’) and as an attributive adjective, the stress is normally on the first syllable, except that it is variable in… …   Modern English usage

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