kəm-păkt', kŏm-, kŏm'păkt'
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
To give instructions or preparatory information to:
(Colloquial) Filled to capacity with people.
Compressed into a tiny area.
The document embodying such an agreement
Of or like an aphorism
Complete in every particular:
In a thick manner; deeply or heavily:
An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
Same as contract under seal; see contract.
Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
Fitting close or too close to the skin; snug:
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
Of or relating to a short sale:
Large enough to provide ease and comfort
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.
Filled with a crowd:
The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
(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
Upstanding or dependable:
A short but complete summary of something.
To form a friendship or emotional connection.
To cover or enclose
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 indefinite quantity, extent, or degree:
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.
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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