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

1 sense of compounding

Sense 1
combination, combining, compounding -- (the act of combining things to form a new whole)
       => change of integrity -- (the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something)

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")

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