Synonym of capsule

Alternative for capsule

Noun

(astronautics) A detachable part of a rocket or spacecraft

Noun

The foil or plastic covering the cork of a wine bottle

Noun

A brief summary of something presented
summary synopsis outline abstract digest rundown recapitulation summarization epitome conspectus encapsulation brief recap inventory roundup resume sum summa breviary wrap-up run-through sum-up summing-up review résumé précis summation sketch condensation compendium abridgment aperçu abridgement overview precis extract syllabus survey analysis essence pandect report abbreviation prospectus nutshell sum and substance long and short of it skeleton reduction short form summing up core rehash round-up abbreviated version gist capitulation case version notes rough idea quick rundown brief summary bottom line sense breakdown snapshot scheme main points bare facts bare bones main features briefing enumeration account draft examination restatement repetition record blurb thumbnail sketch low-down delineation thumbnail plan contraction argument treatise potted version capsulization draught outline sketch bird's-eye view short version overall picture description in a nutshell write-up collation storyboard storyline bones round up tour d'horizon peroration reprise listing details list rough draft brief idea brief description sylloge study scrutiny view gestalt inspection indication inquiry assessment comment commentary audit blueprint critique appraisal enquiry figure shortening cutting curtailment evaluation decrease rough lessening note diminution programme curriculum description jottings truncation handbook bowdlerization design plot minutes schedule impressions program proceedings transcript rough copy theme judgment judgement canvass mock-up headnote diminishing restriction reducing diminishment idea glimpse limitation collection records shortened version topic compilation transactions data observations treasury anthology concise version abridged version compend aide-mémoire deets manual companion course guide specification course outline catalogue clipping scrutinization subject matter ébauche screenplay script vade mecum consideration compression announcement brochure timetable educational programme course of study check exploration preliminary version scan perusal checkup layout structure programme of study trimming sample perlustration diegesis schema framework criticism notice cropping pamphlet advertisement particulars program of study preliminary form scenario first attempt pruning telescoping shrinking constricting going-over look-see once-over leaflet catalog booklet literature cutting down cutting short abbreviature paring down shortcut abstraction ellipsis result story line rating determination piece crit finding estimation discussion dissertation pan discourse critical assessment thesis book review mention monograph essay redraft reviewal transcription annotation log interpretation reasoning marginalia apostil opinion summarized record follow-up

Noun

A case, capsule, or container in which spores are produced by an organism

Noun

Spherocylinder

Noun

The lower part of a pistil or carpel that bears ovules and ripens into fruit

Noun

A drug or other preparation for the treatment or prevention of disease
medicine cure drug medication remedy medicament physic prescription medicinal nostrum cure-all dose panacea pharmaceutical placebo specific treatment anaesthetic anesthetic antibiotic antidote antiseptic antitoxin balm biologic elixir injection inoculation liniment lotion ointment patent medicine pharmacon pill potion quack remedy salve sedative serum tablet tincture tonic vaccination vaccine modern medicine Western medicine opiate corrective essence poison depressant pharmaceutic counteragent alleviation narcotic dope counteractant preparation therapeutic therapy help mixture antiserum stimulant medicant restorative preventive catholicon fix countermeasure curative healing rectifier relief analgesic neutralizer antivenin aid lozenge pellet painkiller magic bullet healing agent solution quick fix caplet elixir vitae theriac bolus pilule troche pastille cap formula jujube medical drug prophylactic course of treatment counteractive tab drop ball rubric heritage tradition rule convention custom anodyne mitigation assuagement amelioration antibody easing improvement antipoison edict decree ordinance forescript law prescript regulation palliative compound mithridate antivenene answer neutralizing agent counteracting agent counterstep negator nullifier rehabilitation healing treatment therapeutics method of healing remedial treatment concoction tranquilizer morphine aspirin demulcent alleviative embrocation redress reparation recovery assistance proprietary diacatholicon panpharmacon cream creation substance restora-tive plan scheme universal remedy sovereign remedy pain reliever tranquillizer wonder drug sovereign cure composition liquid paste application cure for all ills big idea home remedy quack medicine

Verb

(somewhat rare) To summarize a text or speech
condense summarise summarize abridge shorten abbreviate synopsize abstract digest epitomise epitomize cut encapsulate precis truncate reduce trim curtail précis edit summate sum snip inventory chop minify boil down cut down blue pencil put in a nutshell compress contract outline sum up recap clip prune recapitulate telescope shrink crop brief reprise wrap up cut short pare down cut back concentrate decrease give a summary of downsize capsulize pare lessen diminish compact give a precis of give a synopsis of constrict dock sketch review give the main points of syncopate elide narrow slash run through run down give an outline of give an abstract of consolidate give the gist of skim limit compile restrict tighten get to meat give main points lop cut off get to the meat go over give a rundown of make a summary of zip conflate expurgate bowdlerize capture record express foreshorten bowdlerise abort slim stop short write a summary of retrograde rehash cipher slim down take out cut out make a outline of make shorter make a résumé of dwindle cypher deflate lop off get shorter minimise take up minimize bob excerpt retrench round down shear whittle down shave describe waste away delineate turn up draft indicate characterize estimate conclude examine close total adumbrate nutshell cut to the bone make a long story short draught characterise touch on size up give a rough idea of skeletonize give a quick rundown on make an outline of skeleton give a rough idea lay out tell about give a thumbnail sketch of cut to bone give a digest of put in nutshell get the measure of give a summing-up review the evidence summarize the argument summarize the evidence

Verb

To reduce in volume or size by constricting
compact compress squeeze constrict condense contract squash collapse constringe stuff capsulize press cram pack tamp flatten telescope solidify combine integrate narrow down press down pack closely pack down cram down ram down tamp down shrink narrow tighten reduce decrease shrivel restrict cramp concentrate become smaller pack into press together crush wedge choke jam wad strangulate strangle coarctate crowd scrunch squidge coarct pinch syncopate bind ram densify densen consolidate coagulate dehydrate wrap become narrower straiten diminish dwindle make narrower draw in tauten confine restrain tuck clench constrain circumscribe tense astringe make smaller control shorten curtail wither boil down make brief pack together lessen decline deflate wane subside recede abate ebb draw together scrimp waste evaporate weaken force into space get smaller fall away fall off lose ground grow less take in grow smaller force push thrust mash pound stick fill trample roll sandwich squish shoehorn ball pulverize jam-pack load shove heap brim grasp harden set pulverise pulp grip round grind nip agglomerate level hammer charge clamp mangle pile stiffen overfill firm tap tread fill to overflowing tweak mill macerate clutch stamp drive plunge smash bang catch depress clasp brace triturate close grab become tighter beat screw clog thumb smush hold pack in pack it in cling to clinch stamp on push down weigh on trample down hold down weigh upon fill up bear down on concertina sink taper flex congest crumple dig squelch overcrowd focus limit mass make tighter roll over bulldoze drive over demolish insert crash lower drum mold form mould stamp flat drive into put place sardine get narrower stive get thinner firm up downbear smoosh express pack tightly bung up ram in thrust in drive in cram full top off splat plaster move downward exert pressure on seize tramp wear tread on hold tightly lay hands on trample on double up steamroller pack 'em in hang on to fasten one's hand on grapple stow twinge snag fix fasten iron out even out smooth off pad line secure purse overstuff upholster pucker wring clog up load with choke up strengthen squinch enclasp pinion pin knead become narrow become pinched fill to the brim crumble crunch comminute pestle hitch moor anchor tack move bray screw up become tight powder attach bolt clip pin down mull atomize splinter shatter disintegrate hold tight bear heavily force down bear down lean on make fast levigate powderize kibble break bruise contuse contriturate total break up

Adjective

Brief, concise, and to the point
concise brief succinct terse pithy compact laconic compendious crisp summary epigrammatic aphoristic thumbnail curt monosyllabic apothegmatic elliptical condensed sententious telegraphic elliptic abridged epitomised epitomized shortened form short short and sweet to the point pointed breviloquent compendiary synoptic gnomic compressed abbreviated clipped incisive sparing boiled down in a nutshell lapidary snappy brusque potted tight sharp shortened trenchant abrupt economical tart gruff blunt witty contracted summarized meaningful cursory truncated economic finely honed neat meaty perfunctory taut snippety summarised recapped precipitate compacted close lean rehashed run-down in a few well-chosen words cut to the bone abstracted comprehensive outline quick rapid concentrated summarizing epigrammatical curtailed summarising forceful expressive limited axiomatic run-through uncommunicative short and to the point clever amusing piquant quick-witted small rude censorious judgmental pretentious critical disapproving abounding telling significant cogent snappish exact precise cryptic clear-cut snippy fast little pungent ingenious cutting short-and-sweet acute honed effective in few words marrowy apophthegmatic well tuned making a long story short down to brass tacks in well-chosen words discourteous offhand unceremonious impolite uncivil bluff ungracious crusty caustic short-spoken brisk brusk harsh no-nonsense downright churlish rough surly plain-spoken tactless cavalier direct frank outspoken unmannerly abrasive impatient undiplomatic straightforward matter-of-fact distant indelicate standoffish dusty upfront crude impetuous bad-mannered ill-mannered straight from the shoulder unfriendly decisive thoughtless bare businesslike off forthright peremptory candid brutal bald unequivocal not afraid to call a spade a spade pulling no punches honest not beating about the bush not mincing one's words calling a spade a spade speaking one's mind distinct controlled reticent taciturn vigorous testy hurried hasty memorable catchy aloof decreased imperious well structured irascible diminished ephemeral unprolonged lessened petulant swift decurtate cool abbreviate graceless curtate bad-tempered dismissive transient short-tempered ill-tempered cut short not protracted unforthcoming open hearty offish good-natured genial approachable unconstrained callous inelegant rushed friendly slashing scathing drilling acerb severe biting acid sarcastic sardonic acerbic satirical mordant cheery sincere bearish blustering barefaced speaking as one finds loud disrespectful point-blank stark explicit simple unadorned uncouth impertinent hard-hitting undisguised unvarnished unqualified unembellished unpolished uncompromising insolent unladylike boorish impudent gauche inconsiderate ungallant ill-bred unhandsome ungentlemanly unmannered uncalled-for hostile straight-talking straight-shooting insensitive unkind offensive inhospitable unpleasant unfortunate

Adjective

Small, compact, or on a small scale
pocket small compact little diminutive slight puny miniature tiny undersized mini wee minute dwarfish bantam dinky smallish portable pygmy shrimpy toylike midget undersize fine subnormal Lilliputian short peewee abridged handy potted reduced concise condensed pint-sized pocket-size pocket-sized half-pint itsy-bitsy pint-size fun size fun-size vest-pocket petite teeny teensy-weensy minuscule teeny-weeny teensy microscopic dwarf bitty bitsy itty-bitty infinitesimal weeny minikin toy baby minuscular microscopical negligible trifling weensy stunted insignificant small-scale tiddly pee-wee little bitty runty titchy little-bitty atomic microminiature elfin yea big minimum pintsize pintsized miniaturized eensy eensy-weensy scaled-down miniaturised nanoscopic underdeveloped micro scrubby bite-sized ickle stubby knee-high to a grasshopper imperceptible sawn-off low dainty meager meagre skimpy peanut cramped very small lilliputian scrawny knee-high squat dwarfed fragile undeveloped feeble homuncular small-boned babyish light runtish cute shrivelled bitesize small-fry minor embryonic shriveled wizened bite-size not large not big knee high to a grasshopper poky bijou teeny weeny spindly pygmyish very little bonsai model mite tincy teentsy button atrophied underweight smaller youthful pygmaean measly dumpy squatty fubsy stocky munchkin trim neat dear adorable boxy narrow with no room to swing a cat palm-top lesser secondary bush-league adorbs minor-league small-time natty shallow itsy bitsy incy wincy tincy wincy teensy weensy frail weak low-lying not long low-slung thin skinny underfed weakly not tall slim twiggy spare slender sawed-off sickly reedy attenuate knee high to a gnat close to the ground gracile stick skeleton broomstick undernourished insufficient inconsiderable hand-held sparse inappreciable limited second rate delicate scant snub truncated young immature infant fleeting junior hasty brief weedy slightly built size-zero lightly-built unsubstantial niggling zero useless zilch inferior picayune nothing unsound runt infirm two-bit shrimp unconsequential worthless not heavy short-lived hardly any nano small time flyspeck nickel-and-dime not worth bothering about stumpy piddling exiguous thickset chunky scanty heavyset modest paltry restricted deficient inadequate solid sturdy stout miserable stingy skimp pitiful scarce sparing invisible beggarly thick poor broad pathetic invisible to the naked eye sprightly unimportant runted scrub shot undergrown teenty nanosized piffling microbic low-set miserly hand-to-mouth molecular yea high small fry indiscernible unnoticeable minim efficient heavy bare tenuous confined petty extremely small barely perceptible meek lank mere a slip of a … pudgy beefy bull-necked granular submicroscopic fragmentary heavily built economic of space thin on the ground disappointing insubstantial lean lamentable trivial lowly contemptible base ordinary chubby nuggety mesomorphic pyknic thick-bodied fat

Antonym of capsule

capsule Idiom, Proverb

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