(Com*pact"ed) a. Compact; pressed close; concentrated; firmly united.
(Com*pact"ed*ly), adv. In a compact manner.
(Com*pact"ed*ness), n. A state of being compact.
(Com*pact"er) n. One who makes a compact.
(Com*pact"i*ble) a. That may be compacted.
(Com*pac"tion) n. [L. compactio.] The act of making compact, or the state of being compact.
(Com*pact"ly) adv. In a compact manner; with close union of parts; densely; tersely.
(Com*pact"ness), n. The state or quality of being compact; close union of parts; density.
(Com*pac"ture) n. [L. compactura.] Close union or connection of parts; manner of joining; construction.
[Obs.] "With comely compass and compacture strong." Spenser.
(||Com*pa"ges) n. sing & pl. [L., fr. compingere. See Compact, v. t.] A system or structure
of many parts united.
A regular compages of pipes and vessels.
(Com*pag"i*nate) v. t. [L. compaginare, compaginatum.] To unite or hold together; as,
the side pieces compaginate the frame. [Obs.] W. Montagu.
(Com*pag`i*na"tion) n. [L. compaginatio.] Union of parts; structure. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.
(Com"pa*na*ble) a. [OF. compaignable.] Companionable; sociable. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Com"pa*na`tor) n. [LL. companatores, pl.] (Eccl.) Same as Impanator.
(Com*pan"i*a*ble) a. Companionable; sociable. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Com*pan"ion) n. [F. compagnon, OF. compaing, fr. an assumed LL. companio fr. L.
com- + panis bread. See Pantry.]
1. One who accompanies or is in company with another for a longer or shorter period, either from choice
or casually; one who is much in the company of, or is associated with, another or others; an associate; a
comrade; a consort; a partner.
The companions of his fall.
The companion of fools shall smart for it.
Prov. xiii. 20
Here are your sons again; and I must lose
Two of the sweetest companions in the world.
A companion is one with whom we share our bread; a messmate.
2. A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders; as, a companion of the Bath.
3. A fellow; in contempt. [Obs.] Shak.