Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who compounds.
  • noun One who compounds with a debtor or a felon.
  • noun One at an English university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take.
  • noun One who is or has become a life-member of a society or an institution by a single gross payment in composition of all annual fees or dues.
  • noun [capitalized] In English history, a member of one of the two sections into which the Jacobite party divided shortly after the revolution. The Compounders desired a restoration, but demanded constitutional guarantees and a general amnesty. See Noncompounder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, compounds or mixes.
  • noun One who attempts to bring persons or parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish ends by compromises.
  • noun One who compounds a debt, obligation, or crime.
  • noun engraving One at a university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take.
  • noun (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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who compounds (mixes ingredients, and tests the result)
  • noun One who attempts to bring persons or parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish ends by compromises.
  • noun One who compounds a debt, obligation, or crime.
  • noun UK, archaic One at a university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take.
  • noun UK, historical A Jacobite who favoured 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.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

compound +‎ -er

Examples

  • "They forget," said he, "that, first and foremost, the compounder is a medicine-man.

    Traffics and Discoveries

  • (NYSE) fell 1, or 13%, to 6.70, after the Cleveland plastics compounder and resins distributor cut its forecast for second-half sales growth, citing lower demand in Europe, a weaker euro and "more challenging than expected" demand and pricing trends in the North American housing and auto markets.

    VeraSun, LaBranche, PolyOne Lead the Way Down

  • Plastics compounder PolyOne rose 39 cents, or 10%, to 4.24, on the New York Stock Exchange.

    Hercules Offshore Strengthens; Legg Mason Jumps

  • The suspect this time is Krishna (a compounder working in Dr. Talwar's Clinic in Noida).

    The Case Remains Unresolved

  • ‘With the greatest delight,’ replied Mr. Tupman; and having drank that glass, Mr. Pickwick took another, just to see whether there was any orange peel in the punch, because orange peel always disagreed with him; and finding that there was not, Mr. Pickwick took another glass to the health of their absent friend, and then felt himself imperatively called upon to propose another in honour of the punch – compounder, unknown.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • He is desperate because he and a number of his staff face War Crimes prosecution, and possibly the death sentence compounder by the loss of the oil.

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  • It did not work but the client liked sherry, so the compounder went out and bought the best sherry he could find, a sweet one, and did not charge the patient a penny for that!

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  • When I was a hospice nurse, I worked w this compounder & we once put over ten meds in this gel.

    What To Wear For A Crisis

  • So if something ever worked for you or anyone you know & it no longer exists, you can contact pcca or the international compounding association & get a compounder to make it for you or the one you know.

    What To Wear For A Crisis

  • Had he dreamed of what materials was made that young compounder of doses at Greshamsbury he would have met him in consultation, morning, noon, and night, without objection; but having begun the war, he was constrained to go on with it: his brethren would allow him no alternative.

    Doctor Thorne

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