How Do You Spell COMPOUND?

Correct spelling for the English word "compound" is [k_ˈɒ_m_p_aʊ_n_d], [kˈɒmpa͡ʊnd], [kˈɒmpa‍ʊnd]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of COMPOUND

  1. To settle amicably; to adjust by agreement; to compromise; to discharge from obligation upon terms different from those which were stipulated; as, to compound a debt.

Common Misspellings for COMPOUND

Below is the list of 341 misspellings for the word "compound".

Usage Examples for COMPOUND

  1. " Romance," he said, " was like a compound metal, derived from various mines, and in the different specimens of which one metal or other was alternately predominant." - "Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature" by Margaret Ball
  2. It would be well for some of the eastern women's clubs to inquire why that was; also why the fact was hushed up that two white women of bad character were carried out of that compound dead. - "The Canadian Commonwealth" by Agnes C. Laut
  3. He turned and looked back over his shoulder in time to see the Rajputs entering into the compound of the customs house. - "The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
  4. Retracing his steps, Major Hughes soon stood in the Martiniere compound. - "The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  5. The next day, as soon as his shift was over, Hanlon walked across the compound and knocked on the door of the headquarters office. - "Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans