Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb condense

7 senses of condense

Sense 1
condense, distill, distil -- (undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature")
       => liquefy, flux, liquify -- (become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied")

Sense 2
digest, condense, concentrate -- (make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary")
       => abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce -- (reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened")

Sense 3
condense -- (remove water from; "condense the milk")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 4
condense -- (cause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid; "The cold air condensed the steam")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 5
condense -- (become more compact or concentrated; "Her feelings condensed")
       => intensify, deepen -- (become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan")

Sense 6
condense -- (develop due to condensation; "All our planets condensed out of the same material")
       => arise, come up -- (result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion")

Sense 7
condense, concentrate, contract -- (compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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