compound[ adjective kom-pound, kom-pound; noun kom-pound; verb kuhm-pound, kom-pound ]SEE DEFINITION OF compound
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPOUND
The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle.
There's a compound fracture above the knee, and a dislocation below.
He whiffed the compound of scents away, as he put down his smoked-out pipe.
The result is a compound of vulgar rascalities and impotent Byronics.
Outside the compound they found, at last, the trail of his passing.
But the gun was in his hand when, at dusk, he strode into the compound.
For how can we know a compound of which the simple elements are unknown to us?
Our first attempt was in the compound, where a bullock-bandy stood.
Round about the compound in a great triangle there are three Temple towers.
God only is able to compound and resolve substances; such experiments are impossible to man.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMPOUND
- coming together