Definitions of compounding
  1. noun
    the act of combining things to form a new whole
    synonyms: combination, combining
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    affixation, attachment
    the act of attaching or affixing something
    an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended
    admixture, commixture, intermixture, mix, mixing, mixture
    the act of mixing together
    the act of fusing (or melting) together
    blend, blending
    the act of blending components together thoroughly
    interspersal, interspersion
    the act of combining one thing at intervals among other things
    the act of tempering
    conjugation, jointure, unification, union, uniting
    the act of making or becoming a single unit
    consolidation, integration
    the act of combining into an integral whole
    graft, grafting
    the act of grafting something onto something else
    a confusion of voices and other sounds
    confluence, conflux, merging
    a flowing together
    homogenisation, homogenization
    the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition
    coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination
    the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
    reunification, reunion
    the act of coming together again
    tribalisation, tribalization
    the act of making tribal; unification on a tribal basis
    having the function of uniting a group of similar things
    centralisation, centralization
    the act of consolidating power under a central control
    consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body
    amalgamation, merger, uniting
    the combination of two or more commercial companies
    vertical combination, vertical integration
    absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution
    horizontal combination, horizontal integration
    absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level
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    change of integrity
    the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
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