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condense

con·dense

condense

 
 
pronunciation:
kn dens
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part of speech: verb
inflections: condensed, condenses, condensing
definition 1: to make smaller or less in volume; make more closely packed together; concentrate.
She condensed the fruit juice by boiling it for a long time.
synonyms:
compact, compress, concentrate, contract
antonyms:
amplify
similar words:
constrict, crush, decrease, diminish, narrow, pack, reduce, shorten, shrivel
definition 2: to make shorter or put in fewer words.
He condensed his report from ten pages to five.
synonyms:
abridge
antonyms:
amplify, lengthen
similar words:
abbreviate, crystallize, sum up
definition 3: to cause to change from a gas to a liquid or solid through cooling.
Coldness in an object condenses steam into drops of water on its surface.
similar words:
precipitate
definition 4: to change from a gas to a liquid or solid.
The steam from my breath condensed on the window.
antonyms:
evaporate
similar words:
precipitate
derivations: condensable (condensible) (adj.), condensability (condensibility) (n.)
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