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compact

 
Adjective compact has 4 senses
  1. compact - closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"
    Antonyms:
    loose, friable, light, sandy, shifting, unfirm, silty, unconsolidated
  2. compact, dense, thick - closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"
    Antonym: distributed (indirect, via concentrated)
  3. compact, heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset - heavy and compact in form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thick middle-aged man"; "a thickset young man"
    Antonyms: thin, lean (indirect, via fat)
  4. compendious, compact, succinct, summary - briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
    Antonym: prolix (indirect, via concise)
Noun compact has 3 senses
  1. compact, powder compact - a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    --1 is a kind of case
  2. covenant, compact, concordat - a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    --2 is a kind of written agreement
    --2 has particulars: Lateran Treaty
  3. compact, compact car - a small and economical car
    --3 is a kind of car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar
Verb compact has 4 senses
  1. compact, pack - have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
    --1 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun compaction1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  2. pack, bundle, wad, compact - compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
    --2 is one way to arrange, set up
    Derived form: noun compaction2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. compress, compact, pack together - make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
    --3 is one way to wedge, squeeze, force
    Derived form: noun compaction2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press - squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
    --4 is one way to tighten
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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