condense
I verb abbreviate, abridge, abstract, capsulize, compress, consolidate, contract, curtail, cut short, detruncate, digest, epitomize, foreshorten, make brief, make concise, make denser, make terse, outline, precis, reduce, render more compact, shorten, shrink, summarize, sum up, synopsize, truncate II index abridge (shorten), abstract (summarize), concentrate (consolidate), consolidate (strengthen), constrict (compress), crystallize, decrease, digest (summarize), discount (minimize), distill, draw (extract), lessen, reduce

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  • condensé — condensé, ée [ kɔ̃dɑ̃se ] adj. et n. m. • 1845 bot.; de condenser 1 ♦ Qui contient beaucoup de matière sous un petit volume. ⇒ concentré. Du lait condensé, conservé par concentration sous vide. 2 ♦ Réduit à ses éléments essentiels. Texte condensé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • condensé — condensé, ée (kon dan sé, sée) part. passé. 1°   Réduit à un moindre volume. Un gaz condensé par une pression de plusieurs atmosphères.    Terme de botanique, se dit quelquefois des rameaux qui sont serrés, rapprochés. 2°   Fig. Beaucoup de sens… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Condense — Con*dense , a. [L. condensus.] Condensed; compact; dense. [R.] [1913 Webster] The huge condense bodies of planets. Bentley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Condense — Con*dense , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Condensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Condensing}.] [L. condensare; con + densare to make thick or dense, densus thick, dense: cf. F. condenser. See {Dense}, and cf. {Condensate}.] 1. To make more close, compact, or dense; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Condense — Con*dense , v. i. 1. To become more compact; to be reduced into a denser form. [1913 Webster] Nitrous acid is gaseous at ordinary temperatures, but condenses into a very volatile liquid at the zero of Fahrenheit. H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condense — early 15c., from M.Fr. condenser (14c.) or directly from L. condensare to make dense, from com , intensive prefix (see COM (Cf. com )), + densare make thick, from densus dense, thick, crowded, a word used of crowds, darkness, clouds, etc. (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • condense — *contract, shrink, compress, constrict, deflate Analogous words: abridge, abbreviate, *shorten, curtail: reduce, diminish, *decrease: *compact, concentrate, consolidate Antonyms: amplify (a speech, article) Contrasted words: *expand …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • condense — [v] abridge abbreviate, blue pencil*, boil down, chop, coagulate, compact, compress, concentrate, constrict, contract, curtail, cut, cut down, decoct, densen, digest, edit, encapsulate, epitomize, inventory, precipitate, précis, press together,… …   New thesaurus

  • condense — ► VERB 1) make denser or more concentrated. 2) change from a gas or vapour to a liquid. 3) express (a piece of writing or speech) in fewer words. ORIGIN Latin condensare, from condensus very thick …   English terms dictionary

  • condense — [kən dens′] vt. condensed, condensing [Fr condenser < L condensare < condensus, very dense < com , intens. + densus, DENSE] 1. to make more dense or compact; reduce the volume of; compress 2. to express in fewer words; make concise;… …   English World dictionary

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