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Adjective compound has 3 senses
  1. compound - of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes
    simple, unsubdivided, acerate, acerose, acicular, needle-shaped, acuminate, apiculate, caudate, cordate, heart-shaped, cordiform, cuneate, wedge-shaped, deltoid, dolabriform, dolabrate, elliptic, ensiform, sword-shaped, swordlike, bladelike, hastate, spearhead-shaped, lanceolate, lancelike, linear, elongate, lyrate, obtuse, oblanceolate, oblong, obovate, orbiculate, orbicular, ovate, pandurate, panduriform, fiddle-shaped, peltate, shield-shaped, perfoliate, reniform, kidney-shaped, sagittate, sagittiform, arrow-shaped, spatulate, spatula-shaped, unlobed
  2. compound - 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"
    simple (indirect, via complex)
  3. colonial, compound - composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; "coral is a colonial organism"
    Antonym: simple (indirect, via complex)
Noun compound has 3 senses
  1. compound, chemical compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    --1 is a kind of substance, matter
    --1 has particulars:
     vanillin; acceptor; adduct; antiknock; acid; arsenide; hydrogen cyanide; anionic compound; base, alkali; binary compound; taurine; chromogen; manganese tetroxide; monomer; ozonide; organic compound; ammine; anhydride; azide; bitter principle; buffer; calcium-cyanamide, cyanamide; carbonyl; carbon disulfide; cofactor; cementite, iron carbide; chloropicrin, nitrochloroform; complex, coordination compound; allomorph; corrosive; aluminate; defoliant; depilatory; dimer; fixing agent, fixer; formulation, preparation; enantiomorph, enantiomer; goitrogen; benzofuran, coumarone, cumarone; synthetic; hydrate; hydroxide; incense; inorganic compound; repellent, repellant; repellent, repellant; iodocompound; isomer; hydroxide, hydrated oxide; nitrogen mustard; nitride; oxide; polymer; preservative; quinone, benzoquinone; salt; caustic; nitrate; chloride; heterocyclic compound, heterocyclic, heterocycle; silicide; siloxane; sternutator, sternutatory; stripper; sulfide, sulphide; telluride; tenderizer, tenderiser; tetrachloride; triazine; yellowcake, U308; enamel; pregnanediol
    Derived form: verb compound4
  2. compound - a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
    --2 is a kind of
    Derived forms: verb compound4, verb compound5, verb compound2
  3. compound - an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)
    --3 is a kind of
Verb compound has 5 senses
  1. intensify, compound, heighten, deepen - 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"
    --1 is one way to increase
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. compound, combine - put or add together; "combine resources"
    --2 is one way to add
    Derived forms: noun compound2, noun compounding1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. compound - calculate principal and interest
    --3 is one way to
    account, calculate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. compound - create by mixing or combining
    --4 is one way to
    assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together
    Derived forms: noun compound1, noun compound2, noun compounding1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. compound, combine - combine so as to form a whole; mix; "compound the ingredients"
    --5 is one way to mix, mingle, commix, unify, amalgamate
    Derived forms: noun compound2, noun compounding1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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