Hindi translation of 'compound'
Word forms: compounds, compounding, compoundednoun and adjective /ˈkɒmpaʊnd ˈकॉम्पाउण्ड्/, verb /kəmˈpaʊnd कमˈपाउण्ड्/.
1. countable noun
A compound is an enclosed area of land used for a particular purpose.
...a military compound.
2. countable noun
In chemistry, a compound is a substance consisting of two or more elements.
यौगिक तत्व mn
a compound of something
a synthetic/organic/inorganic compound
a chemical/toxic compound
a sulphur/nitrogen/chlorine compound
3. adjective before noun
In grammar, a compound noun, adjective, or verb is made up of two or more words, for example 'fire engine'.
4. transitive verb
To compound a problem means to make it worse by increasing it in some way.[formal]
More violence will only compound the problem.
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Example Sentences Including 'compound'
To compound his irritation, the angel had disappeared once more.The Serpent's Mark
He left the door open to release the trapped heat while he studied the outside of the compound wall.The Serpent's Mark
The hum of the distant generator that ran Charlie's compound disappeared.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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Translation of compound from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary