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compact
Definition:
Firm; close; firmly and closely united; dense; brief; pithy; not diffuse or verbose; held together; compacted; composed.

What does the acronym compact stand for?

COMPACT abbreviation definitions:
–  Computer Planning and Control Technique
–  Community Policing and Case Tracking

Synonyms:

adjective
all
compact.
aphoristic
apothegmatic.
blocky
boxlike, boxy, blockish.
close
close-grained, neck and neck.
compendious
breviloquent, compendiary, synoptic.
concise
incisive, blunt, curt, short, abrupt, lean, in a nutshell, to the point, brief, terse, succinct, short and sweet, brusque, concise, epigrammatic.
condensed
crowded, bunched, pressed, thick, appressed, dense, solid, impenetrable, impermeable, hard, tight, firm, close, packed, compressed.
dense
incompressible, cohesive, opaque, thick, solid, close-knit, impenetrable, packed like sardines, dense.
hard
harder, hard-bitten.
hard-bitten
hardbitten, Hard-handed, hard as nails, hardhanded.
hardened
concrete.
little
delicate, diminutive, scanty, narrow, minute, low, short, puny, paltry, meager, little, concise, small, few, succinct, brief.
meaty
full of content.
rocklike
hard.
short
low, shortest, close to the ground, pocket-sized, sawed-off, clipped, abridged, under-sized, short, curt, small, squat, squatty, petite, little, puny, condensed, brief, stumpy, runty, not long, succinct, concise, picayune.
short, brief
laconic, concise, to the point, boiled down, compendious, meaty, Marrowy, short and sweet, succinct, pointed, make a long story short, pithy, epigrammatic, terse, in a nutshell.
small
diminutive, miniature, dwarfish, niggardly, smallish, meager, piddling, negligible, minimal, trifling, picayune, spare, teeny-weeny, ungenerous, teeny, wee, teensy, slim, delicate, stingy, scrawny, tiny, nugatory, pocket, itty-bitty, little, miserly, toy, minute, slight, short, sparing, microscopic, beggarly, paltry, weeny, minor, deficient, modest, small, baby, bantam, puny, petite, scant, scanty.
solid
rocklike, brick wall, rocker.
succinct
cut to the bone, in few words, cut to bone.
thick
curdled, ropiest, ropier, gloppy, gelatinous, jellied, clabbered, vitrified, Gummous, syrupy, like sardines, ropy, blubbery, GUNKY, crawling with.
tight
close-fitting, skintight.
noun
agreement
accordance, empathy, acquiescence, unanimity, alliance, consensus, promise, acceptance, pact, accord, engagement, stipulation, assent, settlement, entente, concord, treaty, contract, concordance, covenant, convention, pledge, capitulation, indenture, understanding, transaction, consent, deal, accession, bond, agreement, arrangement, bargain, concordat, concurrence.
artifact
compact, powder compact.
case
Caddies, canister, drawer, scabbard, caddy, folder, canisters, safes, wrappings, Crating, scabbards.
compact
consolidated, clayey, compress, tight, dense, impacted, heavy, heavyset, thickset, press, serried, succinct, concise, squeeze, compendious, cloggy, thick, covenant, powder compact, stocky, packed, concordat, bundle, wedged, wad, summary, contract, pack together, fat, constrict, compact car, close-packed.
compressed
snug, study at thick.
compromise
tradeoff, trade off, half and half, middle course, trade-off, tradeoffs, copout, fifty-fifty, half measures, middle courses, win-win situation, half measure.
contract
liabilities, MISES, Mise, handshakes, handshake.
indenture
indenture.
make up
eyeliner, blush, face powder, greasepaint, foundation, bindi, eyebrow pencil, eye shadow, blusher.
mutual understanding
entente cordiale, good understanding.
promise
guarantee, vow, obligation, assurance, mutual agreement, engagement, oath.
verb
contact
compact, pack.
contract
wither, condense, squeeze, protocol.
decrease
decrease, diminish, subside, shorten, shrink, abridge, abate, truncate, die down, contract, drain, dwindle, erode, decrement, curtail, deflate, concentrate, abbreviate, lessen, deplete, recede, lower, compress, deduct.
diminish
downgrade, lighten, shear, clip, prune, nip, taper, shave, reduce, pare, minimize, cull, trim, bob, weed, crop.
make condensed
consolidate, stuff, compress, concentrate, cram, integrate, condense, combine, pack, unite, set, solidify, unify.
shorten
belittle.
Examples of usage:
  1. Marriage may be a failure with some people, but it certainly was not with Paul and Esther who had remained lovers all these years, simply because they had made their married life a joyful, sacred and deeply Christian compact, a genuine union of heart and head and soul. – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon
  2. Would it not, between foreign nations- nations not bound together and restrained as we are by compact- would it not, I say, be just cause for war? – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  3. Its plumage is remarkably firm and compact. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  4. This was small and compact, but it threw out powerful beams. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
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