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  • nouncombination, mixture
  • verbmix, combine
  • verbmake difficult; complicate

synonyms for compound

  • admixture
  • aggregate
  • alloy
  • amalgam
  • amalgamation
  • blend
  • combo
  • commixture
  • composite
  • composition
  • compost
  • conglomerate
  • fusion
  • goulash
  • medley
  • mishmash
  • soup
  • stew
  • synthesis
  • union
See also synonyms for: compounded / compounding / compounds
  • commingle
  • mingle
  • admix
  • concoct
  • couple
  • associate
  • coalesce
  • unite
  • amalgamate
  • synthesize
  • fuse
  • link
  • commix
  • join
  • intermingle
  • blend
  • bracket
  • meld
  • connect
  • make up
  • immix
  • coagment
  • aggravate
  • magnify
  • worsen
  • intensify
  • exacerbate
  • add to
  • multiply
  • heighten
  • confound
  • confuse
  • extend
  • augment
  • make complex
  • make intricate
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antonyms for compound

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  • division
  • separation
  • make easy
  • separate
  • divide
  • better
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
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How to use compound in a sentence

With Covid-19 compounding the health threat of wildfire smoke, this year’s fires are putting an unprecedented strain on communities.
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This could release compounds that might move through the air — right to someone’s nose.
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A leucine-rich diet may increase your risk of obesity or type 2 diabetes, in theory because the compound sends your body a “time to grow!”
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At Towson University in Maryland, chemist Shannon Stitzel is tracing cocoa to its roots using organic compounds, which are mostly produced by the cocoa plant itself.
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Local media reports that Beijing initiated the idea of universal testing, rather than Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, have compounded those concerns.
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The drop is due, in part, to “growing anti-China sentiment that was compounded by stringent actions taken by the government,” Jain said.
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This compounds the impact of his high usage rate because he’s getting more possessions to work with on the court than a typical player does.
GIANNIS IS DOING MORE WORK IN LESS TIMEANDRES WATERSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Let nature take its courseWhat we smell are the volatile compounds sweat-loving bacteria release into the air—and it doesn’t take a high concentration to detect them, since the human nose is surprisingly sensitive.
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After a sample had been warmed for nearly two days it was releasing a low but constant amount of volatile compounds, and adding sunlight caused a new spike.
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The world can also cut the direct emissions from AC by switching to alternative refrigerants, the critical compounds within cooling devices that absorb heat from the air.
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPOUND

  • amalgamation
  • blend
  • combination
  • commixture
  • compound
  • fusion
  • mingling
  • mixture
  • mélange
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