Definition of COMPOUNDS

noun : COMPOUNDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts ;

  • 2. (

    ) (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight ;

  • 3. (

    ) an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient) ;

verb : COMPOUNDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified"; "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions" ;

  • 3. (

    ) calculate principal and interest ;

Adjective : COMPOUNDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes"; "compound flower heads" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

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


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