Definitions For Compounding


  • The act of combining things to form a new whole


  • To make (something, such as an error or problem) worse : to add to (something bad)
  • To pay interest on both an amount of money and the interest it has already earned
  • To form (something) by combining separate things

Is Compounding a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Compounding is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 26 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Compounding in a Sentence

  • The interest is compounded at regular intervals.
  • We compounded our error by waiting too long to call for help
  • “Steamboat” is a compound noun.
  • “I told him to leave and he left” is a compound sentence.

Synonyms for Compounding

Antonyms for Compounding

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