What does the word compound mean?

Usage examples for compound

  1. This method of forming compound words from two original English words should be studied. – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  2. The Japanese waited until a fellow- missionary, who lived with Mr. McRae, had gone away on a visit, and then six soldiers entered his compound and attacked him. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  3. A single division of a compound leaf. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner