Compound


Compound
Compound Com*pound", v. i. To effect a composition; to come to terms of agreement; to agree; to settle by a compromise; -- usually followed by with before the person participating, and for before the thing compounded or the consideration. [1913 Webster]

Here's a fellow will help you to-morrow; . . . compound with him by the year. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

They were at last glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

Cornwall compounded to furnish ten oxen after Michaelmas for thirty pounds. --R. Carew. [1913 Webster]

Compound for sins they are inclined to By damning those they have no mind to. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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