Definition of compound:

part of speech: verb

To mix or unite two or more substances into one body or mass; to unite or combine; to adjust; to discharge, as a debt by composition; to come to terms.

part of speech: adjective

Composed of two or more substances; composed of several parts.

part of speech: noun

A body formed by the union or mixture of two or more substances or parts.

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