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How to Pronounce compound?

Correct pronunciation for the word "compound" is [kˈɒmpa͡ʊnd], [kˈɒmpa‍ʊnd], [k_ˈɒ_m_p_aʊ_n_d].

Definition of compound

  1. Composed of two or more ingredients, or of different elementary bodies; composed of two or more words.
  2. To come to terms of agreement by abating something of the first demand; to settle with a creditor by agreement. See Component.
  3. A body formed by the union of two or more elementary substances, the result of composition. A compound flower, a species of aggregate flower; a compound leaf connects several leaflets in one petiole; a compound raceme is composed of several small racemes; a compound fructification consists of several confluent florets Compound interest, interest added to the principal, and bearing interest Compound addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, calculation of quantities of different denominations Compound ratio, that which the product of the antecedents of two or more ratios has to the product of their consequents. Compound quantity, a quantity composed of two or more simple quantities or terms, connected by the sign + , or -.
  4. To mingle or unite two or more ingredients in one mass; to combine; to settle amicably; to adjust by agreement. To compound felony, receive back stolen goods upon an agreement not to prosecute the thief.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for compound?

What is the present tense of Compound?

  • The personal forms of the verb "compound" in the present tense are:

  • - I compound

  • - You compound (singular)

  • - He compounds

  • - She compounds

  • - It compounds

  • - We compound

  • - You compound (plural)

  • - They compound
  • What is the past tense of Compound?

  • The personal forms of the verb "compound" in the past tense are:

  • - I compounded

  • - You compounded

  • - He/she/it compounded

  • - We compounded

  • - You compounded

  • - They compounded
  • What is the adverb for compound?

    The adverb form of the word "compound" is "compoundedly".

    What is the adjective for compound?

    The adjective form of the word "compound" is "compounded".

    Usage over time for compound:

    This graph shows how "compound" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of compound?

    The plural of the "compound" can be the "compounds".

    What is the singular form of compound?

    The singular of the "compound" can be the "compound".

    Synonyms for Compound:


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