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KK Pronunciation

〔 kәm`pækt 〕


〔 kәmˋpækt 〕

Overview of noun compact

The noun compact has 3 senses

  • compact, powder compact -- (a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse)

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

  • compact, compact car -- (a small and economical car)

Overview of verb compact

The verb compact has 4 senses

  • compact, pack -- (have the property of being packable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well")

  • pack, bundle, wad, compact -- (compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box")

  • compress, compact, pack together -- (make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data")

  • compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press -- (squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle")

Overview of adj compact

The adj compact has 3 senses

  • compact -- (closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers")

  • compact, heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset -- (having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thickset young man")

  • compendious, compact, 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")