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Synonyms for compact

Synonyms for (noun) compact

Synonyms: compact, powder compact Definition: a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse

Similar words: case Definition: a portable container for carrying several objects Usage: the musicians left their instrument cases backstage

Synonyms: compact, compact car Definition: a small and economical car

Similar words: car, auto, automobile, motorcar, machine Definition: a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine Usage: he needs a car to get to work

Synonyms: compact, concordat, covenant Definition: a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

Similar words: written agreement Definition: a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

Synonyms for (verb) compact

Synonyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Similar words: tighten Definition: become tight or tighter Usage: The rope tightened

Synonyms: compact, compress, pack together Definition: make more compact by or as if by pressing Usage: compress the data

Similar words: force, wedge, squeeze Definition: squeeze like a wedge into a tight space Usage: I squeezed myself into the corner

Synonyms: wad, bundle, compact, pack Definition: compress into a wad Usage: wad paper into the box

Similar words: set up, arrange Definition: put into a proper or systematic order Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Synonyms: pack, compact Definition: have the property of being packable or of compacting easily Usage: This powder compacts easily; Such odd-shaped items do not pack well

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms for (adjective) compact

Synonyms: compact Definition: closely and firmly united or packed together Usage: compact soil; compact clusters of flowers

Similar words: clayey, cloggy, heavy Definition: (used of soil) compact and fine-grained Usage: the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated

Similar words: close-packed Definition: packed especially tightly

Similar words: consolidated Definition: forming a solid mass

Similar words: wedged, impacted Definition: wedged or packed in together Usage: an impacted tooth

Similar words: packed Definition: pressed together or compressed Usage: packed snow

Similar words: serried Definition: (especially of rows as of troops or mountains) pressed together Usage: in serried ranks

Similar words: tight Definition: packed closely together Usage: they stood in a tight little group; hair in tight curls; the pub was packed tight

Synonyms: compact, compendious, succinct, summary Definition: briefly giving the gist of something Usage: a short and compendious book; a compact style is brief and pithy; succinct comparisons; a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject

Similar words: concise Definition: expressing much in few words Usage: a concise explanation

Synonyms: compact, stocky, thick, thickset, heavyset Definition: having a short and solid form or stature Usage: a wrestler of compact build; he was tall and heavyset; stocky legs; a thickset young man

Similar words: short, little Definition: low in stature; not tall Usage: he was short and stocky; short in stature; a short smokestack; a little man