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1. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.

Synonyms

  • word string
  • declaratory sentence
  • interrogative sentence
  • question
  • interrogation
  • run-on sentence
  • clause
  • compound sentence
  • simple sentence
  • topic sentence
  • complex sentence
  • grammatical constituent
  • declarative sentence
  • string of words
  • interrogative
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • software
  • inessential
  • approval

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Compound Sentence

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Example sentences of the word compound-sentence


1. Noun Phrase
A kinesthetic approach can be used to teach about compound sentences.

2. Noun Phrase
Instruct students to chart the compound sentences that they find in the passage.

3. Noun Phrase
Ask students to work together to rewrite the paragraph using compound sentences.

4. Noun Phrase
Ask them to write each compound sentence on a strip of paper.

2. compound

verb. ['ˈkɑːmpaʊnd, kəmˈpaʊnd'] make more intense, stronger, or more marked.

Synonyms

  • intensify
  • sharpen
  • raise
  • screw up
  • heat up
  • amplify
  • enhance
  • increase
  • heighten
  • fan
  • hot up

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • open chain
  • unprotective
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • compounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • componre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

Synonyms

  • condemnation
  • rape conviction
  • final judgment
  • murder conviction
  • robbery conviction
  • final decision
  • conviction

Antonyms

  • answer
  • certainty
  • misconstruction
  • construction

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

4. sentence

verb. ['ˈsɛntəns'] pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.

Synonyms

  • condemn
  • doom
  • declare
  • reprobate
  • foredoom

Antonyms

  • deny
  • incorrupt
  • approbate
  • accept

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

5. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.

Synonyms

  • term
  • life sentence
  • prison term
  • time
  • hard time

Antonyms

  • conviction
  • unbelief
  • applaud
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

6. compound

noun. ['ˈkɑːmpaʊnd, kəmˈpaʊnd'] a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts.

Antonyms

  • genuine

Etymology

  • compounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • componre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. compound

verb. ['ˈkɑːmpaʊnd, kəmˈpaʊnd'] put or add together.

Synonyms

  • totalise
  • synthesize
  • synthesise
  • totalize
  • combine
  • mix
  • add

Antonyms

  • take away
  • acyclic
  • unleaded
  • easy

Etymology

  • compounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • componre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. compound

noun. ['ˈkɑːmpaʊnd, kəmˈpaʊnd'] an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient).

Antonyms

  • noble

Etymology

  • compounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • componre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. compound

noun. ['ˈkɑːmpaʊnd, kəmˈpaʊnd'] (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight.

Synonyms

  • flavone
  • arsenide
  • vanillin
  • anionic compound
  • hydrate
  • tenderiser
  • inorganic compound
  • monomer
  • adduct
  • base
  • iodocompound
  • stripper
  • chemical substance
  • iron carbide
  • fixing agent
  • benzofuran
  • hydroxide
  • telluride
  • aluminate
  • fixer
  • derivative
  • heterocyclic
  • hydrated oxide
  • ammine
  • antiknock
  • polymer
  • carbon disulfide
  • binary compound
  • goitrogen
  • manganese tetroxide
  • nitrate
  • chloride
  • silicide
  • carbonyl
  • exotherm
  • complex
  • chemical compound
  • yellowcake
  • heterocycle
  • azide
  • enantiomorph
  • preservative
  • ozonide
  • hydrogen cyanide
  • coumarone
  • alkali
  • nitrochloroform
  • acid
  • nitride
  • coordination compound
  • caustic
  • siloxane
  • defoliant
  • synthetic substance
  • organic compound
  • chromogen
  • pregnanediol
  • taurine
  • corrosive
  • buffer
  • nitrogen mustard
  • synthetic
  • repellent
  • formulation
  • tenderizer
  • sternutatory
  • allomorph
  • isomer
  • salt
  • dimer
  • menthol
  • cementite
  • incense
  • anhydride
  • benzoquinone
  • chloropicrin
  • oxide
  • triazine
  • cyanamide
  • preparation
  • solvate
  • bitter principle
  • acceptor
  • sulfide
  • enamel
  • enantiomer
  • sternutator
  • cumarone
  • cofactor
  • depilatory
  • heterocyclic compound
  • quinone
  • tetrachloride
  • sulphide
  • repellant
  • calcium-cyanamide
  • chemical

Antonyms

  • right
  • superior
  • nonworker
  • underived

Etymology

  • compounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • componre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. compound

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmpaʊnd, kəmˈpaʊnd'] composed of more than one part.

Synonyms

  • rough
  • trilobate
  • bipinnatifid
  • tripinnated
  • conjugate
  • trilobed
  • bipartite
  • tripinnatifid
  • palmate
  • even-pinnate
  • paripinnate
  • pedate
  • tripinnate
  • pinnate
  • incised
  • complex
  • pinnatisect
  • radiate
  • dissected
  • palmatifid
  • trilobated
  • smooth
  • trifoliate
  • cleft
  • bilobed
  • palm-shaped
  • bipinnate
  • pinnated
  • ternate
  • pinnatifid
  • bilobated
  • bilobate
  • abruptly-pinnate
  • parted
  • quinquefoliate
  • imparipinnate
  • lobed
  • binate
  • decompound
  • lobate
  • odd-pinnate
  • trifoliated
  • three-lobed

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • simple
  • dehydrate
  • dehumidify

Etymology

  • compounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • componre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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