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Definition of "compounded" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of compound. (verb)

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Use "compounded" in a sentence
  • "The next king, Jehoshaphat the first Hebrew monarch to bear a name compounded with a variant of the divine name YHWH:Yeho+shaphat= “YHWH has judged”, was praised for walking in the way of his righteous father, Asa."
  • "McCoy looked at Spock with an expression compounded of unease and awe and delight."
  • "Barn is compounded from the Old English words beren ` barley '+ ern ` house.'"