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capsule

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of capsule

  1. marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning capsule reviews of the latest offerings at the multiplex Synonyms of capsule aphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, concise, compact, compendious, crisp, curt, elliptical (or elliptic), epigrammatic, laconic, monosyllabic, pithy, sententious, succinct, summary, telegraphic, terse, thumbnailWords Related to capsule abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), short, snippety, snippy; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, curtailed, shortened; meaty, substantial; meaningful, significant; well-turnedNear Antonyms of capsule pleonastic, redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; enlarged, expanded, supplemented; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated, inflatedAntonyms of capsule circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy


capsule

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of capsule

  1. 1 a small mass containing medicine to be taken orally took an antibiotic capsule three times a day for a week Synonyms of capsule cap, pill, lozenge, tabletWords Related to capsule cure, drug, medication, medicinal, pharmaceutical, physic, remedy, specific; miracle drug, wonder drug; potion, preparation; dosage, dose; drop, gelcap; bolus, pilule

  2. 2 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it a capsule containing all sorts of items from our era that is to be opened 100 years from now Synonyms of capsule armor, case, casing, cocoon, cover, covering, encasement, housing, hull, husk, jacket, pod, sheath, shellWords Related to capsule cartridge, cassette (also casette); bark, crust; carapace, house, mail, panoply, plate, plating, shield; cuticle, hide, skin; envelope, package, wrapper; backing, coating, coverture, facing

  3. 3 a short statement of the main points capsules of the day's major news stories appear on the paper's second page Synonyms of capsule abstract, breviary, brief, summary, conspectus, digest, encapsulation, epitome, inventory, outline, précis, recap, recapitulation, résumé (or resume also resumé), roundup, rundown, run-through, sum, summa, summarization, summing-up, sum-up, synopsis, wrap-upWords Related to capsule abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), compend, compendium, condensation, curtailment, shortening; simplification, streamlining; rehash, reprise; conclusion, epilogue (also epilog)Near Antonyms of capsule amplification, enlargement, expansion; addendum, supplement


capsule

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of capsule

  1. to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together newscasts that capsule complex, important stories into one-minute bits for easy digestion by viewers Synonyms of capsule compress, capsulize, collapse, compact, condense, constrict, constringe, contract, narrow (down), squeeze, telescopeWords Related to capsule cram, crowd, jam, jam-pack, pack; abbreviate, abridge, curtail, shorten; boil down, downsize, shrink; concentrate, consolidate; simplify, streamline; decrease, diminish, lessenNear Antonyms of capsule dilate, disperse, dissipate, scatter; distend, inflate, swellAntonyms of capsule decompress, expand, open, outspread, outstretch


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