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compound

adjective aggregate, aggregated, associated, blended, combined, commixed, complex, complicated, composite, conglomerate, congregated, conjoint, conjugate, connected, convoluted, elaborate, embodied, fused, hybridized, incorporated, infused, inseparable, integrated, interlaced, intermingled, interwoven, intricate, involved, manifold, merged, mingled, mixed, mosaic, multifarious, multiform, multiple, multiplex, solid, tied, united, varied, variegated, woven
Associated concepts: compound a crime, compound interrst, compound larceny, compounding a felony
Foreign phrases: Aestimatid praeteriti delicti ex postremo facto nunquam crescit.The weight of an offense committed in the past is never increased by a subsequent fact.

compound

verb accrue, add to, advance, aggravate, amount, amplificare, annex, append, augere, be augmented, be numerous, become greater, become larger, branch out, build up, burgeon, connribute to, develop, dilatare, dilate, distend, elaborate, enhance, enlarge, enrich, exacerbate, exaggerate, exalt, expand, fill in, fill out, fortify, further, gain ground, gain strength, get ahead, give strength to, glorify, greaten, grow larger, heighten, increase, increase the numbers, inflate, lend force to, lengthen, magnify, make greater, make larger, multiply, open out, parlay, pile up, prolong, protract, raise, refine, reinforce, restrengthen, spread out, strengthen, subjoin, superadd, supplement, widen
Associated concepts: compounding a crime, compounding a debt, compounding a felony, compounding penalty
Foreign phrases: Aestimatio praeteriti delicti ex postremo facto nunquam crescit.The weight of a past crime is never increased by a subsequent fact.
See also: adhere, close, coalescence, collective, combination, combine, commingle, complex, composite, confines, conglomerate, conjoin, consolidate, desegregate, development, include, incorporate, incorporation, join, make, melange, merge, solution, substance, unite

compound

to agree not to prosecute or proceed in return for a consideration.
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