compact [adj. kuhm-pakt, kom-, kom-pakt; v. kuhm-pakt; n. kom-pakt] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adjective|
|Synonyms:||boiled down, compendious, concise, epigrammatic, in a nutshell, laconic, make a long story short, marrowy, meaty, pithy, pointed, short and sweet, succinct, terse, to the point|
|Notes:||a compact is a formal agreement on rights and conduct, a treaty is a compact between nations, and a contract is a compact between two business entities|
|Antonyms:||big, large, lengthy, long, unabridged|
compact, contract, agreement, bargain; affidation; pact, paction; bond, covenant, indenture; bundobast, deal., stipulation, settlement, convention; compromise, cartel., protocol, treaty, concordat, Zollverein, Sonderbund, charter, Magna Charta, Progmatic Sanction., negotiation (bargaining); diplomacy (mediation); negotiator (agent)., ratification, completion, signature, seal, sigil, signet.
contract, covenant, agree for; engage (promise)., treat, negotiate, stipulate, make terms; bargain (barter)., make a bargain, strike a bargain; come to terms, come to an understanding; compromise; set at rest; close, close with; conclude, complete, settle; confirm, ratify, clench, subscribe, underwrite; endorse, indorse; put the seal to; sign, seal (attest); indent., take one at one's word, bargain by inch of candle.
agreed; conventional; under hand and seal.
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