Textual thesaurus for "compact"

(adj) compendious, 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

(adj) stocky, thick, thickset, heavyset

having a short and solid form or stature

a wrestler of compact build; he was tall and heavyset; stocky legs; a thickset young man

(noun) powder compact

a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse

(noun) compact car

a small and economical car

(noun) concordat, covenant

a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

(verb) press, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze

squeeze or press together

she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

(verb) compress, pack together

make more compact by or as if by pressing

compress the data

(verb) wad, bundle, pack

compress into a wad

wad paper into the box

(verb) pack

have the property of being packable or of compacting easily

This powder compacts easily; Such odd-shaped items do not pack well