Compendium ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Compendium ( noun )

  1. A collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject.
  2. A summary of a larger work.

Origin:

Late latin, from latin, neuter of compendiosus, from compendere to weigh together, from com- + pendere to weigh.

Examples:

  1. The textbook is a compendium of knowledge on the subject.
  2. The website is a compendium of information on local restaurants.
  3. The article is a compendium of research on the topic.
  4. He is writing a compendium of his life's work.
  5. The museum's exhibit is a compendium of art from different time periods.

(As a verb)

Compendium ( verb )

  1. A collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject.
  2. A summary of a larger work.

Origin:

Late latin, from latin, neuter of compendiosus, from compendere to weigh together, from com- + pendere to weigh.

Examples:

  1. The textbook is a compendium of knowledge on the subject.
  2. The website is a compendium of information on local restaurants.
  3. The article is a compendium of research on the topic.
  4. He is writing a compendium of his life's work.
  5. The museum's exhibit is a compendium of art from different time periods.
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