English - Vietnamese Dictionary
compound /'kɔmpaund/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (hoá học) hợp chất
- organic compound: hợp chất hữu cơ
- khoảng đất rào kín (của khu nhà máy, dinh thự...)
- tính từ
- kép, ghép, phức, phức hợp, đa hợp
- compound word: từ ghép
- compound sentence: câu ghép
- compound function: (toán học) hàm đa hợp
- compound interrest: lãi kép
- compound householder
- người ở thuê trả cả tiền thuê nhà lẫn tiền thuế
- ngoại động từ
- pha, trộn, hoà lẫn
- to compound a medicine: pha thuốc
- dàn xếp (cuộc cãi lộn...)
- nội động từ
- điều đình, dàn xếp
- to compound with a claimant for foregoing complaint: điều đình với người đứng kiện để người ta rút đơn
+(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
+a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
+an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)
+make more intense, stronger, or more marked
+put or add together
+calculate principal and interest
+create by mixing or combining
+combine so as to form a whole; mix
+of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes
+consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts
+composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony
Advanced English Dictionary
1 put together, combine, mix, concoct, compose, make (up), formulate, blend:
They compound curry powder from different spices.
2 blend, merge, coalesce, combine, unite, fuse or US also fuze, come or go together:
Sometimes two words compound to form one, as in 'ingrown', 'outgrow', and 'uptake'.
3 aggravate, intensify, exacerbate, heighten, augment, add to, worsen, increase; enhance, multiply:
Demanding your money back now will only compound the problem.
4 intricate, complex, involved, complicated; composite, multiple, multiform, multifaceted, Technical parasynthetic, parathetic:
The compound eye of the fly / Lets it see far better than I. A compound sentence is composed of two or more clauses joined by one or more coordinating conjunctions, express or understood.
5 composite, blend, synthesis, combination, consolidation, Technical parasynthesis, parathesis; mixture, amalgam, alloy, merging, merger, mix:
Table salt is a compound of the metallic element sodium and the gaseous element chlorine. 'Slithy' is a compound of 'slimy' and 'writhe'.
noun, adjective, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a thing consisting of two or more separate things combined together
2 (chemistry) a substance formed by a chemical reaction of two or more elements in fixed amounts relative to each other: Common salt is a compound of sodium and chlorine.
Compare: ELEMENT, MIXTURE
3 (grammar) a noun, an adjective or a verb made of two or more words or parts of words, written as one or more words, or joined by a HYPHEN. Travel agent, dark-haired and bathroom are all compounds.
4 an area surrounded by a fence or wall in which a factory or other group of buildings stands: a prison compound
+ adjective [not before noun] (technical) formed of two or more parts: a compound adjective, such as fair-skinned + A compound sentence contains two or more clauses. + the compound eye of a wasp
+ verb [VN]
1 [often passive] (written) to make sth bad become even worse by causing further harm: The problems were compounded by severe food shortages.
2 (be compounded of / from sth) (formal) to be formed from sth: The DNA molecule is compounded from many smaller molecules.
3 [often passive] (formal or technical) to mix sth together: liquid soaps compounded with disinfectant
4 (finance) to pay or charge interest on an amount of money that includes any interest already earned or charged
Scientists have produced a new chemical compound.
| inorganic, organic | synthetic | molecular, simple
Dalton believed that the simplest compound of two elements must have one atom of each.
| active, dangerous, potent, toxic, volatile | carbon, iron, etc.
VERB + COMPOUND
At the right temperature, the chemicals will form a compound.
COMPOUND + VERB
contain sth | be derived from sth, derive from sth, be found in sth, occur
compounds derived from rainforest plants
a compound of oxygen and hydrogen
2 area of land and buildings
palace, prison, military | walled, secure
Police are investigating a raid on a secure compound.
in/inside a/the ~
life inside the prison compound
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