Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To pack closely; compress; unite closely; compose; make a compact; conspire.

Part of speech: adjective

Closely united; solid; dense; brief; terse.

Part of speech: noun

A covenant or contract.

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Usage examples "compact":

  1. Men asked how that promise had been fulfilled; and why any secret was made of the compact which had been concluded. - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)", Leopold von Ranke.
  2. She reached her hand to him, as if to seal a compact, and he took it. - "They of the High Trails", Hamlin Garland.
  3. Clusters small, short, tapering, single- shouldered, the shoulder being connected to the bunch by a long stem, compact; pedicel short, slender, smooth; brush red. - "Manual of American Grape-Growing", U. P. Hedrick.