condense


condense

verb

Definition of CONDENSE

1
to become smaller in size or volume through the drawing together of particles of matter <over time the once-fluffy material in the pillow had condensed into a lumpy wad>
Near Antonyms accumulate, grow, increase; balloon, inflate, puff (up)
2
to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together <condense the information into as brief a report as possible>
3
to increase the amount of (a substance in a mixture) by removing other substances <added condensed milk to the mix>
Synonyms condense
Near Antonyms adulterate, cut, thin, weaken
Antonyms dilute, water (down)

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