Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun compound

3 senses of compound

Sense 1
compound -- (a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts)
       => whole -- (all of something including all its component elements or parts; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature")

Sense 2
compound, chemical compound -- ((chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight)
       => chemical, chemical substance -- (material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules)

Sense 3
compound -- (an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient))
       => enclosure -- (a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb compound

5 senses of compound

Sense 1
intensify, compound, heighten, deepen -- (make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions")
       => increase -- (become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased")

Sense 2
compound, combine -- (put or add together; "combine resources")
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "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")

Sense 3
compound -- (calculate principal and interest)
       => account, calculate -- (keep an account of)

Sense 4
compound -- (create by mixing or combining)
       => assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together -- (create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee")

Sense 5
compound, combine -- (combine so as to form a whole; mix; "compound the ingredients")
       => mix, mingle, commix, unify, amalgamate -- (to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance")

Antonyms of adj compound

3 senses of compound

Sense 1
compound (vs. simple) -- (composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads")

simple (vs. compound), unsubdivided -- ((botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions)
        => acerate, acerose, acicular, needle-shaped -- (narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves)
        => acuminate -- ((of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point)
        => apiculate -- ((of a leaf shape) having a short sharply pointed tip)
        => caudate -- ((of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip)
        => cordate, heart-shaped, cordiform -- ((of a leaf) shaped like a heart)
        => cuneate, wedge-shaped -- ((of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base)
        => deltoid -- (triangular or suggesting a capital delta, with a point at the apex)
        => dolabriform, dolabrate -- (having the shape of the head of an ax or cleaver)
        => elliptic -- ((of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse)
        => ensiform, sword-shaped, swordlike, bladelike -- (shaped like a sword blade; "the iris has an ensiform leaf")
        => hastate, spearhead-shaped -- ((of a leaf shape) like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base)
        => lanceolate, lancelike -- ((of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex)
        => linear, elongate -- ((of a leaf shape) long and narrow)
        => lyrate -- ((of a leaf shape) having curvature suggestive of a lyre)
        => needled -- (of trees whose leaves are acerate)
        => two-needled -- ((of conifers) having two needles)
        => three-needled -- ((of conifers) having three needles)
        => four-needled -- ((of conifers) having four needles)
        => five-needled -- ((of conifers) having five needles)
        => obtuse -- ((of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex)
        => oblanceolate -- ((of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base)
        => oblong -- ((of a leaf shape) having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides)
        => obovate -- ((of a leaf shape) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base)
        => orbiculate, orbicular -- (circular or nearly circular)
        => ovate -- (of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base)
        => pandurate, panduriform, fiddle-shaped -- ((of a leaf shape) having rounded ends and a contracted center)
        => peltate, shield-shaped -- ((of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example))
        => perfoliate -- ((of a leaf) having the base united around (and apparently pierced by) the stem)
        => reniform, kidney-shaped -- ((of a leaf or bean shape) resembling the shape of kidney)
        => sagittate, sagittiform, arrow-shaped -- ((of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes)
        => spatulate, spatula-shaped -- ((of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a narrow base)
        => unlobed -- (without lobes)

Sense 2
compound -- (consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts; "soap is a compound substance"; "housetop is a compound word"; "a blackberry is a compound fruit")

INDIRECT (VIA complex) -> simple -- (having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance")

Sense 3
colonial, compound -- (composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; "coral is a colonial organism")

INDIRECT (VIA complex) -> simple -- (having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance")

Similarity of adj compound

3 senses of compound

Sense 1
compound (vs. simple) -- (composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads")
       => bilobate, bilobated, bilobed -- (having two lobes; "a bilobate leaf")
       => binate -- (growing in two parts or in pairs; "binate leaves")
       => bipartite -- (divided into two portions almost to the base)
       => bipinnate -- (of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns))
       => bipinnatifid -- (pinnatifid with the segments also pinnatifid)
       => cleft, dissected -- (having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib)
       => conjugate -- ((of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets)
       => decompound -- (of a compound leaf; consisting of divisions that are themselves compound)
       => even-pinnate, abruptly-pinnate, paripinnate -- ((of a leaf shape) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex)
       => incised -- (sharply and deeply indented)
       => lobed, lobate -- (having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other)
       => odd-pinnate, imparipinnate -- ((a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex)
       => palmate, palm-shaped -- (of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point)
       => palmatifid -- (of a leaf shape; palmately cleft rather than lobed)
       => parted -- (having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes)
       => pedate -- (of a leaf shape; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or divided)
       => pinnate, pinnated -- ((of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis)
       => pinnatifid -- ((of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in broad divisions not separated into distinct leaflets)
       => pinnatisect -- ((of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets)
       => quinquefoliate -- ((of a leaf shape) having five leaflets)
       => radiate -- (having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies)
       => ternate -- ((of a leaf shape) consisting of three leaflets or sections)
       => trifoliate, trifoliolate, trifoliated -- ((of a leaf shape) having three leaflets)
       => trilobate, trilobated, trilobed, three-lobed -- ((of a leaf shape) divided into three lobes)
       => tripinnate, tripinnated -- ((of a leaf shape) thrice pinnate)
       => tripinnatifid -- ((of a leaf shape) bipinnatifid with segments pinnatifid)
          Also See-> complex#1; rough#8; smooth#3

Sense 2
compound -- (consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts; "soap is a compound substance"; "housetop is a compound word"; "a blackberry is a compound fruit")
       => complex (vs. simple) -- (complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs")

Sense 3
colonial, compound -- (composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; "coral is a colonial organism")
       => complex (vs. simple) -- (complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs")

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