Thesaurus for compact
Pronunciation of compact: K AA1 M P AE0 K T ('kɑmpækt)
Number of syllables of compact: 2
Pronunciation Video of compact
Definition of compact
- (n): a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman''s purse
- (n): a small and economical car
- (n): a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
- (v): squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
- (v): make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
- (v): compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
- (v): have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
- (a): closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"
- (s): closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"
- (s): 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"
- (s): 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"
Examples of compact
- The room was compact with people.
- Clarke is one of the signers of the Portsmouth Compact.
- The article is satisfactorily informative and very compact.
- The people looked at the condensed compact.
- The liner is foldable for compact storage.
- Below is the full text of the Compact.
- The lettering is small, compact and cohesive.
- There are two types of osseous tissue, compact and spongy.
- Most of these materials are compact and impermeable.
- The more compact and concise, the better.