COMPOUND

compound

1. [Adjective]: of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes

2. [Noun]: an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)

3. [Noun]: a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts

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

5. composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; "coral is a colonial organism"

6. 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"

7. [Verb]: create by mixing or combining

8. [Verb]: calculate principal and interest

9. [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"

10. [Verb]: put or add together; "combine resources"

11. [Verb]: combine so as to form a whole; mix; "compound the ingredients"

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