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COMPOUND





Definition:

  1. [noun] (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    Synonyms: chemical

  2. [noun] a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts

  3. [noun] an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)

  4. [verb] make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Potsmokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
    Synonyms: intensify, heighten, deepen

  5. [verb] put or add together; "combine resources"
    Synonyms: combine

  6. [verb] calculate principal and interest

  7. [verb] create by mixing or combining

  8. [verb] combine so as to form a whole; mix; "compound the ingredients"
    Synonyms: combine

  9. [adjective] of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes

  10. [adjective] consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts; "soap is a compound substance"; "housetop is a compound word"; "a blackberry is a compound fruit"

  11. [adjective] composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; "coral is a colonial organism"
    Synonyms: colonial

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