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