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Compound vs. Mansion

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Compoundnoun

an enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined

Mansionnoun

A large house or building, usually built for the wealthy.

Compoundnoun

a group of buildings situated close together, e.g. for a school or block of offices

Mansionnoun

(UK) A luxurious flat (apartment).

Compoundnoun

Anything made by combining several things.

Mansionnoun

(obsolete) A house provided for a clergyman; a manse.

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Compoundnoun

A substance made from any combination elements.

Mansionnoun

(obsolete) A stopping-place during a journey; a stage.

Compoundnoun

(chemistry) A substance formed by chemical union of two or more ingredients in definite proportions by weight.

Mansionnoun

(historical) An astrological house; a station of the moon.

Compoundnoun

(linguistics) A lexeme that consists of more than one stem; compound word; for example laptop, formed from lap and top.

Mansionnoun

(Chinese astronomy) One of twenty-eight sections of the sky.

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Compoundnoun

(rail) a compound locomotive, a steam locomotive with both high-pressure and low-pressure cylinders.

Mansionnoun

An individual habitation or apartment within a large house or group of buildings. (Now chiefly in allusion to John 14:2.)

Compoundadjective

composed of elements; not simple

‘a compound word’;

Mansionnoun

Any of the branches of the Rastafari movement.

Compoundadjective

(math) dealing with numbers of various denominations of quantity, or with processes more complex than the simple process

‘compound addition; compound proportion’;

Mansionnoun

A dwelling place, - whether a part or whole of a house or other shelter.

‘In my Father's house are many mansions.’; ‘These poets near our princes sleep,And in one grave their mansions keep.’;

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Compoundadjective

(music) An octave higher than originally (i.e. a compound major second is equivalent to a major ninth).

Mansionnoun

The house of the lord of a manor; a manor house; hence: Any house of considerable size or pretension.

Compoundverb

(transitive) To form (a resulting mixture) by combining different elements, ingredients, or parts.

‘to compound a medicine’;

Mansionnoun

A twelfth part of the heavens; a house. See 1st House, 8.

Compoundverb

(transitive) To assemble (ingredients) into a whole; to combine, mix, or unite.

Mansionnoun

The place in the heavens occupied each day by the moon in its monthly revolution.

‘The eight and twenty mansionsThat longen to the moon.’;

Compoundverb

(transitive) To modify or change by combination with some other thing or part; to mingle with something else.

Mansionverb

To dwell; to reside.

Compoundverb

To settle by agreeing on less than the claim, or on different terms than those stipulated.

‘to compound a debt’;

Mansionnoun

(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

Compoundverb

(transitive) To settle amicably; to adjust by agreement; to compromise.

Mansionnoun

a large and imposing house

Compoundverb

(intransitive) 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.

Mansionnoun

a large, impressive house.

Compoundverb

To compose; to constitute.

Mansionnoun

a large block of flats.

Compoundverb

To increase in value with interest, where the interest is earned on both the principal sum and prior earned interest.

Mansionnoun

a terrace or mansion block

‘Carlyle Mansions’;

Compoundverb

(transitive) To worsen a situation

Mansion

A mansion is a large dwelling house. The word itself derives through Old French from the Latin word mansio , an abstract noun derived from the verb manere .

‘dwelling’; ‘to dwell’;

Compoundnoun

In the East Indies, an inclosure containing a house, outbuildings, etc.

Compoundnoun

That which is compounded or formed by the union or mixture of elements ingredients, or parts; a combination of simples; a compound word; the result of composition.

‘Rare compound of oddity, frolic, and fun.’; ‘When the word "bishopric" was first made, it was made as a compound.’;

Compoundnoun

A union of two or more ingredients in definite proportions by weight, so combined as to form a distinct substance; as, water is a compound of oxygen and hydrogen.

Compoundverb

To form or make by combining different elements, ingredients, or parts; as, to compound a medicine.

‘Incapacitating him from successfully compounding a tale of this sort.’;

Compoundverb

To put together, as elements, ingredients, or parts, in order to form a whole; to combine, mix, or unite.

‘We have the power of altering and compounding those images into all the varieties of picture.’;

Compoundverb

To modify or change by combination with some other thing or part; to mingle with something else.

‘Only compound me with forgotten dust.’;

Compoundverb

To compose; to constitute.

‘His pomp and all what state compounds.’;

Compoundverb

To settle amicably; to adjust by agreement; to compromise; to discharge from obligation upon terms different from those which were stipulated; as, to compound a debt.

‘I pray, my lords, let me compound this strife.’;

Compoundverb

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.

‘Here's a fellow will help you to-morrow; . . . compound with him by the year.’; ‘They were at last glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower.’; ‘Cornwall compounded to furnish ten oxen after Michaelmas for thirty pounds.’; ‘Compound for sins they are inclined toBy damning those they have no mind to.’;

Compoundadjective

Composed of two or more elements, ingredients, parts; produced by the union of several ingredients, parts, or things; composite; as, a compound word.

‘Compound substances are made up of two or more simple substances.’;

Compoundnoun

(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Compoundnoun

a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts

Compoundnoun

an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)

Compoundverb

make more intense, stronger, or more marked;

‘The efforts were intensified’; ‘Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her’; ‘Potsmokers claim it heightens their awareness’; ‘This event only deepened my convictions’;

Compoundverb

put or add together;

‘combine resources’;

Compoundverb

calculate principal and interest

Compoundverb

create by mixing or combining

Compoundverb

combine so as to form a whole; mix;

‘compound the ingredients’;

Compoundadjective

of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes

Compoundadjective

consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts;

‘soap is a compound substance’; ‘housetop is a compound word’; ‘a blackberry is a compound fruit’;

Compoundadjective

composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony;

‘coral is a colonial organism’;

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