Compoundable to Compulsion

(Com*pound"a*ble) a. That may be compounded.

(Com*pound"er) n.

1. One who, or that which, compounds or mixes; as, a compounder of medicines.

2. One who attempts to bring persons or parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish, ends by compromises. "Compounders in politics." Burke.

3. One who compounds a debt, obligation, or crime.

Religious houses made compounders
For the horrid actions of their founders.

4. One at a university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take. [Eng.] A. Wood.

5. (Eng. Hist.) A Jacobite who favored the restoration of James II, on condition of a general amnesty and of guarantees for the security of the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of the realm.

(||Com`pra*dor) n. [Pg., a buyer.] A kind of steward or agent. [China] S. W. Williams

(Com`pre*ca"tion) n. [L. comprecatio, fr. comprecari to pray to. See Precarious.] A praying together. [Obs.] Bp. Wilkins.

(Com`pre*hend") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Comprehended; p. pr. & vb. n. Comprehending.] [L. comprehendere, comprehensum; com- + prehendere to grasp, seize; prae before + hendere See Get, and cf. Comprise.]

1. To contain; to embrace; to include; as, the states comprehended in the Austrian Empire.

Who hath . . . comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure.
Is. xl. 12.

2. To take in or include by construction or implication; to comprise; to imply.

Comprehended all in this one word, Discretion.

And if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying.
Rom. xiii. 9.

3. To take into the mind; to grasp with the understanding; to apprehend the meaning of; to understand.

At a loss to comprehend the question.
W. Irwing.

Great things doeth he, which we can not comprehend.
Job. xxxvii. 5.

Syn. — To contain; include; embrace; comprise; inclose; grasp; embody; involve; imply; apprehend; imagine; conceive; understand. See Apprehend.

(Com`pre*hen`si*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being comprehensible; capability of being understood.

(Com"pre*hen"si*ble) a. [L. comprehensibilis: cf. F. compreéhensible.]

1. Capable of being comprehended, included, or comprised.

Lest this part of knowledge should seem to any not comprehensible by axiom, we will set down some heads of it.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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