Synonyms for (noun) compound

Synonyms: compound

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

Similar words: enclosure

Definition: a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose


Synonyms: compound

Definition: a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts

Similar words: whole

Definition: all of something including all its component elements or parts

Usage: Europe considered as a whole; the whole of American literature


Synonyms: compound, chemical compound

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

Similar words: chemical, chemical substance

Definition: material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules

Synonyms for (verb) compound

Synonyms: combine, compound

Definition: put or add together

Usage: combine resources

Similar words: add

Definition: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

Usage: We added two students to that dorm room; She added a personal note to her letter; Add insult to injury; Add some extra plates to the dinner table


Synonyms: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound

Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked

Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: combine, compound

Definition: combine so as to form a whole; mix

Usage: compound the ingredients

Similar words: unify, mingle, mix, amalgamate, commix

Definition: to bring or combine together or with something else

Usage: resourcefully he mingled music and dance


Synonyms: compound

Definition: create by mixing or combining

Similar words: set up, assemble, tack, tack together, put together, piece

Definition: create by putting components or members together

Usage: She pieced a quilt; He tacked together some verses; They set up a committee


Synonyms: compound

Definition: calculate principal and interest

Similar words: account, calculate

Definition: keep an account of

Synonyms for (adjective) compound

Synonyms: compound

Definition: composed of more than one part

Usage: compound leaves are composed of several lobes; compound flower heads

Similar words: bilobate, bilobated, bilobed

Definition: having two lobes

Usage: a bilobate leaf


Similar words: binate

Definition: growing in two parts or in pairs

Usage: binate leaves


Similar words: bipartite

Definition: divided into two portions almost to the base


Similar words: bipinnate

Definition: of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns)


Similar words: bipinnatifid

Definition: pinnatifid with the segments also pinnatifid


Similar words: cleft, dissected

Definition: having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib


Similar words: conjugate

Definition: (of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets


Similar words: decompound

Definition: of a compound leaf; consisting of divisions that are themselves compound


Similar words: paripinnate, abruptly-pinnate, even-pinnate

Definition: (of a leaf shape) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex


Similar words: incised

Definition: sharply and deeply indented


Similar words: lobate, lobed

Definition: having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other


Similar words: imparipinnate, odd-pinnate

Definition: (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex


Similar words: palm-shaped, palmate

Definition: of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point


Similar words: palmatifid

Definition: of a leaf shape; palmately cleft rather than lobed


Similar words: parted

Definition: having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes


Similar words: pedate

Definition: of a leaf shape; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or divided


Similar words: pinnate, pinnated

Definition: (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis


Similar words: pinnatifid

Definition: (of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in broad divisions not separated into distinct leaflets


Similar words: pinnatisect

Definition: (of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets


Similar words: quinquefoliate

Definition: (of a leaf shape) having five leaflets


Similar words: radiate

Definition: having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies


Similar words: ternate

Definition: (of a leaf shape) consisting of three leaflets or sections


Similar words: trifoliate, trifoliated, trifoliolate

Definition: (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets


Similar words: trilobate, trilobated, trilobed, three-lobed

Definition: (of a leaf shape) divided into three lobes


Similar words: tripinnate, tripinnated

Definition: (of a leaf shape) thrice pinnate


Similar words: tripinnatifid

Definition: (of a leaf shape) bipinnatifid with segments pinnatifid


Synonyms: colonial, compound

Definition: composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony

Usage: coral is a colonial organism

Similar words: complex

Definition: complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts

Usage: a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody; a complex mass of diverse laws and customs


Synonyms: compound

Definition: consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts

Usage: soap is a compound substance; housetop is a compound word; a blackberry is a compound fruit

Similar words: complex

Definition: complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts

Usage: a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody; a complex mass of diverse laws and customs