Part of speech:
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
To give instructions or preparatory information to:
Complete in every particular:
Very noticeable; pronounced:
Harmony of opinion; accord:
The document embodying such an agreement
To cover or enclose
In a close position or manner; closely:
To acquire or incur:
To promise by a covenant.
At a point before a given boundary, limit, or goal:
So as to be snug
As a whole; unanimously:
Firmly, so as not to come loose easily.
The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
The quality or condition of one who understands; comprehension:
(Commerce) An agreement by an agency holding taxable or dutiable goods that taxes or duties on them will be paid before they are sold
Compress means to press together, or to make something more compact.
To squeeze or compress.
A legally binding arrangement between parties
To make or become tight or tighter.
Containing all the essentials in a brief form; concise
Heavily built; sturdy; short and thickset
To press hard on or together; compress:
(Intransitive) To gather in flocks or schools; as, the grouse or the perch begin to pack.
A small cosmetic case
A small cosmetic case
A huge, standardized metal container for use in containerization
Relating to nouns, such as flower or rain, that denote a material or tangible object or phenomenon.
(Finance) Including financial data of the parent and all subsidiary companies.
(Physics) Having that property of matter by which two bodies are prevented from occupying the same space at the same time
Placed close together; crowded; compact, as soldiers in ranks
The act of becoming allied or the condition of being allied:
A short but complete summary of something.
A town of eastern Massachusetts on the Concord River west-northwest of Boston. An early battle of the American Revolution was fought here on April 19, 1775. In the 19th century the town was noted as an intellectual and literary center.
(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
To unite into one system or whole; combine:
To study or review a subject in a hurried, intensive way, as in preparation for an examination
With great distress, grief, or bitterness:
To become united:
In blasting, to pack clay, sand, etc. around the charge in (the drill hole)
(Nautical) In good order, properly managed or maintained.
Moving slowly; sluggish:
Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
Having great strength or force:
A disparity; an inconsistency.
To make looser or less tight:
Thin means in a slender or narrow way.
To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; elaborate:
Agreement or harmony of things in general.
The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
An agreement between states, sides, or military forces, especially an international agreement dealing with a specific subject, such as the treatment of prisoners of war.
The definition of a transaction is an exchange, or an instance where business is done or something is bought or sold.
Of or like an aphorism
Having the nature of an epigram; terse, witty, etc.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Precisely meaningful and tersely cogent
Of or like a block; stocky; chunky
Containing small thick pieces:
(Informal) Ugly, run-down, etc.
Sitting on the hams or heels; sitting close to the ground; cowering; crouching.
Heavily built; bulky and slow in movement
Having a short, stocky build; thickset.
Covered with stumps
To cause to shrink or contract; specif., to cause (fabric) to shrink by a special process in manufacturing so as to minimize later shrinkage
Disposed or intended in a specified manner. Often used in combination:
The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
The definition of summary is a statement presenting the main points.
a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
A small and economical car.
An agreement between the pope and a sovereign government concerning the legal status of the Roman Catholic Church within that government's territory.
make more compact by or as if by pressing
(Politics) To collect a number of campaign contributions from individual donors and deliver them as a single, large contribution
To compress into a wad:
A woman's compact.
A small cosmetic case
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