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Definitions of compact

  1. To press or pack closely; make solid. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To press closely together: to consolidate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To fasten or bind together; consolidate; league with. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To pack closely; compress; unite closely; compose; make a compact; conspire. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To unite or connect firmly; to press closely together; to consolidate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To press closely together; to join firmly; to make close. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a small and economical car Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. An agreement, as between persons or states; a plot or conspiracy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Compactness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. COMPACTEDNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. A mutual agreement; league; bargain. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. A covenant or contract. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A mutual agreement or contract; a treaty; a league; a confederacy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. An agreement; a mutual contract; any agreement or treaty. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Compactly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. Joined or held together; leagued; confederated. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. Composed or made; -- with of. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. Closely or firmly united, as the particles of solid bodies; firm; close; solid; dense. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Brief; close; pithy; not diffuse; not verbose; as, a compact discourse. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To thrust, drive, or press closely together; to join firmly; to consolidate; to make close; -- as the parts which compose a body. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. To unite or connect firmly, as in a system. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. An agreement between parties; a covenant or contract. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. Closely or firmly united; knit or pressed together; as, a compact mass. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Fastened or packed together: firm: close: brief: in Milton, composed or made of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  31. COMPACTLY, COMPACTEDLY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. Closely united; firm; brief. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. Closely united; solid; dense; brief; terse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Firm; close; firmly and closely united; dense; brief; pithy; not diffuse or verbose; held together; compacted; composed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Firm; close; solid; dense; not diffuse. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for compact

  1. Bill nodded, and took the outstretched hand in solemn compact – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. Elected to Assembly of Upper Canada for Lanark, 1836. A persistent opponent of the Family Compact – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
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