• Definition for "compendious"
    • Containing or saying shortly and concisely all fundamentals;…
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compendious definition

  • adjective:
    • Containing or saying shortly and concisely all fundamentals; succinct.
    • containing a subset of terms, succinctly explained; abridged and summarized
    • quickly explaining a body of knowledge
    • Containing the material or general principles of a subject or operate in a narrow compass; abridged; summarized.
    • shortly giving the gist of some thing
    • Containing or stating shortly and concisely most of the basics; succinct.
    • containing a subset of terms, succinctly explained; abridged and summarized
    • briefly describing a body of knowledge
    • Containing the substance or basic principles of an interest or work with a narrow compass; abridged; summarized.
    • quickly offering the gist of anything
  • others:
    • Containing the compound or general principles of a topic in a narrow compass; brief; abridged; concise: since, a compendious system of biochemistry; a compendious grammar.
    • slim; limited.
    • brief; direct; not circuitous.
    • Synonyms Succinct, Overview, etc. See concise.
    • Containing the material or general axioms of a subject in a narrow compass; brief; abridged; concise: because, a compendious system of chemistry; a compendious sentence structure.
    • slim; limited.
    • Quick; direct; not circuitous.
    • Synonyms Succinct, Summary, etc. See brief.
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