verb (used with object), con·densed, con·dens·ing.
to make more dense or compact; reduce the volume or extent of; concentrate.
to reduce to a shorter form; abridge: Condense your answer into a few words.
to reduce to another and denser form, as a gas or vapor to a liquid or solid state.
verb (used without object), con·densed, con·dens·ing.
to become denser or more compact or concentrated.
to reduce a book, speech, statement, or the like, to a shorter form.
to become liquid or solid, as a gas or vapor: The steam condensed into droplets.
Origin of condense
Synonyms for condense
2. See contract.
Antonyms for condense
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(tr) to increase the density of; compress
to reduce or be reduced in volume or size; make or become more compact
to change or cause to change from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
chem to undergo or cause to undergo condensation
Word Origin for condense
C15: from Latin condēnsāre, from dēnsāre to make thick, from dēnsus dense
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