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Noun: compounding  kum'pawn-ding
  1. The act of combining things to form a new whole
    - combination, combining
Verb: compound  'kóm,pawnd
  1. Make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    "The efforts were compounded";
    - intensify, heighten, deepen
  2. Put or add together
    "compound resources";
    - combine
  3. Calculate principal and interest
  4. Create by mixing or combining
  5. Combine so as to form a whole; mix
    "compound the ingredients";
    - combine

Type of: account, add, amalgamate, assemble, calculate, change of integrity, commix [archaic], increase, mingle, mix, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together, unify

Encyclopedia: Compounding