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We found 46 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word compact:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. compact: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. compact, compact: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. compact, compact: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. compact: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. compact: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. compact, compact, compact: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Compact, compact: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. compact: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. compact: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. compact: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. compact: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. compact: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. compact: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. compact (adj.), compact (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. compact: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. compact: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Compact (TV series), Compact (car), Compact (computing), Compact (cosmetics), Compact (mathematics), Compact (newspaper), Compact (right-wing magazine), Compact (topology), Compact, The Compact: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Compact: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. compact: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. compact: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. compact, compact: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. compact: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. compact: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. compact: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. compact: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. compact: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. compact: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. COMPACT: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. compact: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. compact: Glossary of research economics [home, info]
  3. COMPACT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. compact: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. compact: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  6. compact: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. compact: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Compact (mathematics), Compact (topology), compact: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. compact: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. compact: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. COMPACT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. COMPACT: AbbreviationZ [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. compact: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  2. -compact, -compact, compact, compact, compact: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  3. Compact: NRC Glossary of Nuclear Terms -- [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Compact: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (compact)

noun:  a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
noun:  a small and economical car
noun:  a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
verb:  have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily ("This powder compacts easily")
verb:  make more compact by or as if by pressing
verb:  squeeze or press together
verb:  compress into a wad
adjective:  closely and firmly united or packed together ("Compact soil")
adjective:  closely crowded together ("A compact shopping center")
adjective:  heavy and compact in form or stature ("A wrestler of compact build")
adjective:  briefly giving the gist of something ("A compact style is brief and pithy")

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Phrases that include compact:   compact disc recordable, compact disc read-only memory, compact bone, compact disc interactive, compact disc rewritable, more...

Words similar to compact:   dense, bundle, compacted, compacting, compactly, compactness, compendious, compress, concordat, constrict, contract, covenant, heavyset, pack, press, squeeze, stocky, succinct, summary, thick, more...

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