Compoundable to Compulsion
(Com*pound"a*ble) a. That may be compounded.
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.
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.
(Com`pre*hen`si*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being comprehensible; capability of
(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.