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compound

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of compound

  1. made from the joining of two or more parts or elements a compound word Synonyms amalgamated, compositeRelated Words blended, combined, commingled, mingled, mixed; coalescent, fused, integrated; interlaced, intermixed, intertwined, interwoven; cut-and-pasteNear Antonyms uncombined, unmixedAntonyms noncompound, simple



compound

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of compound

  1. 1 to make greater in size, amount, or number we compounded our error by waiting too long to call for help Synonyms accelerate, add (to), aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, build up, increase, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, hype, multiply, pump up, raise, swell, stoke, supersize, upRelated Words boom, jump, skyrocket, spike; bump (up), ratchet (up) also rachet (up); blow up, dilate, distend, inflate; draw out, elongate, flesh (out), lengthen, prolong, protract, stretch; develop, enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify; complement, supplement; beef (up), reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; maximize; accumulate, amass, collect; follow up, parlayNear Antonyms abbreviate, abridge, curtail, shorten; compress, condense, constrict, contract; cut back, retrenchAntonyms abate, decrease, de-escalate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, minify, reduce, subtract (from)

  2. 2 to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole the German language's propensity for compounding words Synonyms catenate, chain, connect, concatenate, conjugate, couple, hitch, hook, interconnect, interlink, join, link, yokeRelated Words articulate, dovetail, integrate, interlock, intermesh; cord, string, wire; cement, coalesce, combine, fuse, unite, weldNear Antonyms detach, disengage, divide, part, split; cleave, rupture, sever, sunderAntonyms disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, separate, unchain, uncouple, unhitch, unlink, unyoke


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