compound

All Noun Verb
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  • He held little property and was not brought before the committee for compounding.
  • This problems have been compounded with the lost of forest and other green areas.
  • Upon arriving they immediately get into deep trouble that is compounded by some bad news.
  • The keep also forms part of the front wall of a larger compound with two more large towers.
  • Near the end of the 19th century compound engines came into widespread use.
  • This trouble compounded the already weak support he had among party leaders.
  • The family's interest in Ireland is compounded by their love of horses.
  • This process would often be compounded as later writers would copy these works in full or part.
  • Compounding problems for the state was that the storm occurred in an election year.
  • This was further compounded when her powers were lost during M-Day.
  • It is said that the two-cylinder compound engine sometimes gave difficulty in starting.
  • Age may act as a compounding factor in some of these studies.
  • The compound eyes of adults develop in a separate region of the head.
  • The resulting eye is a mixture of a simple eye within a compound eye.
  • Other than compound words and words of foreign origin, most words are monosyllabic.
  • Interest is often compounded, which means that interest is earned on prior interest in addition to the principal.
  • New words are also frequently formed by compounding two existing words into a new one, as in German.
  • O you who believe, you shall not take usury, compounded over and over.
  • With more men and no supplies, this only compounded Charles's food problems.
  • Natural compounds refer to those that are produced by plants or animals.
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Meaning of compound

  • noun A whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
  • noun An enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the orient)
  • verb Put or add together
    combine resources
  • verb Calculate principal and interest
  • verb Create by mixing or combining
  • verb Combine so as to form a whole; mix
    compound the ingredients
  • adjective Composed of more than one part
    compound leaves are composed of several lobes, compound flower heads