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Verb: condense  kun'den(t)s
  1. Undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops
    "water condenses";
    - distill [N. Amer], distil [Brit]
  2. Make more concise
    "condense the contents of a book into a summary";
    - digest, concentrate, distill [N. Amer], distil [Brit]
  3. Remove water from
    "condense the milk"
  4. Cause a gas or vapour to change into a liquid
    "The cold air condensed the steam"
  5. Become more compact or concentrated
    "Her feelings condensed"
  6. Develop due to condensation
    "All our planets condensed out of the same material"
  7. Compress or concentrate
    "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan";
    - concentrate, contract

Derived forms: condenses, condensed, condensing

Type of: abbreviate, abridge, alter, arise, change, change integrity, come up, contract, cut, deepen, flux, foreshorten, intensify, liquefy, liquify, modify, reduce, remove, shorten, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Condense