Compendious vs Condense - What's the difference?

compendious | condense |


As adjectives the difference between compendious and condense

is that compendious is containing a subset of words, succinctly described; abridged and summarized while condense is condensed.

As a verb condense is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

compendious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • containing a subset of words, succinctly described; abridged and summarized
  • briefly describing a body of knowledge
  • Anagrams

    *

    condense

    English

    Alternative forms

    * condence

    Verb

  • To decrease size or volume by concentration toward the essence.
  • An abridged dictionary can be further condensed to pocket size.
    Boiling off water condenses a thin sauce into a soupier mixture.
  • To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate.
  • * Milton
  • In what shape they choose, / Dilated or condensed , bright or obscure.
  • * Motley
  • The secret course pursued at Brussels and at Madrid may be condensed into the usual formula, dissimulation, procrastination, and again dissimulation.
  • (chemistry) To transform from a gaseous state into a liquid state via condensation.
  • Synonyms

    * (to decrease size or volume) minify

    Antonyms

    * extend * magnify

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Condensed; compact; dense.
  • The huge condense bodies of planets. — Bentley.
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