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de·com·pound 1

 (dē-kŏm′pound′, dē′kəm-pound′)
adj.
1. Compounded or consisting of things or parts that are already compound.
2. Botany Having or consisting of divisions that are themselves one or more times compound: a decompound leaf.

de·com·pound 2

 (dē′kəm-pound′)
tr.v. de·com·pound·ed, de·com·pound·ing, de·com·pounds
To decompose.

decompound

(ˌdiːkəmˈpaʊnd)
adj
1. (Botany) (of a compound leaf) having leaflets consisting of several distinct parts
2. (Elements & Compounds) made up of one or more compounds
vb
3. (Chemistry) a less common word for decompose
4. (Elements & Compounds) obsolete to mix with or form from one or more compounds

de•com•pound

(diˈkɒm paʊnd, ˌdi kɒmˈpaʊnd, -kəm-)
composed of compounds the parts of which are also compounds, as a bipinnate leaf.
[1605–15]

decompound


Past participle: decompounded
Gerund: decompounding

Imperative
decompound
decompound
Present
I decompound
you decompound
he/she/it decompounds
we decompound
you decompound
they decompound
Preterite
I decompounded
you decompounded
he/she/it decompounded
we decompounded
you decompounded
they decompounded
Present Continuous
I am decompounding
you are decompounding
he/she/it is decompounding
we are decompounding
you are decompounding
they are decompounding
Present Perfect
I have decompounded
you have decompounded
he/she/it has decompounded
we have decompounded
you have decompounded
they have decompounded
Past Continuous
I was decompounding
you were decompounding
he/she/it was decompounding
we were decompounding
you were decompounding
they were decompounding
Past Perfect
I had decompounded
you had decompounded
he/she/it had decompounded
we had decompounded
you had decompounded
they had decompounded
Future
I will decompound
you will decompound
he/she/it will decompound
we will decompound
you will decompound
they will decompound
Future Perfect
I will have decompounded
you will have decompounded
he/she/it will have decompounded
we will have decompounded
you will have decompounded
they will have decompounded
Future Continuous
I will be decompounding
you will be decompounding
he/she/it will be decompounding
we will be decompounding
you will be decompounding
they will be decompounding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decompounding
you have been decompounding
he/she/it has been decompounding
we have been decompounding
you have been decompounding
they have been decompounding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decompounding
you will have been decompounding
he/she/it will have been decompounding
we will have been decompounding
you will have been decompounding
they will have been decompounding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decompounding
you had been decompounding
he/she/it had been decompounding
we had been decompounding
you had been decompounding
they had been decompounding
Conditional
I would decompound
you would decompound
he/she/it would decompound
we would decompound
you would decompound
they would decompound
Past Conditional
I would have decompounded
you would have decompounded
he/she/it would have decompounded
we would have decompounded
you would have decompounded
they would have decompounded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.decompound - of a compound leaf; consisting of divisions that are themselves compound
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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