noun Etymology: Medieval Latin compendium Date: 1596 compendium

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  • Compend — Com pend, n. A compendium; an epitome; a summary. [1913 Webster] A compend and recapitulation of the Mosaical law. Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compend — [käm′pend΄] n. COMPENDIUM * * * com·pend (kŏmʹpĕnd ) n. A compendium. * * * …   Universalium

  • compend — index capsule, compendium, outline (synopsis), summary, synopsis Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • compend — [käm′pend΄] n. COMPENDIUM …   English World dictionary

  • compend — noun A compendium; an epitome; a summary. See Also: compendious, compendium …   Wiktionary

  • compend — n. summary; inventory, list of contents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compend — n. Abridgment, compendium, conspectus, summary, abstract, epitome, digest, synopsis, syllabus, breviary, brief, sum and substance …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • compend — com·pend …   English syllables

  • compend — ˈkämˌpend noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin compendium : compendium, epitome …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compendia — Compendium Com*pen di*um, n.; pl. E. {Compendiums}, L. {Compendia}. [L. compendium that which is weighed, saved, or shortened, a short way, fr. compendere to weigh; com + pendere to weigh. See {Pension}, and cf. {Compend}.] A brief compilation or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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