browse search

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
complication something that makes a situation more difficult or complicated.
compliment an expression of praise, admiration, or approval. [3 definitions]
complimentary expressing or giving praise. [2 definitions]
comply to do what is asked or demanded; act in agreement with a rule (sometimes followed by "with").
component a part of something.
compose to be the parts of; make up. [3 definitions]
composer someone who composes something, especially music.
composite made up of several parts.
composition the act of composing. [5 definitions]
compost a mixture of decaying leaves, vegetables, or manure that is used to improve garden soil.
composure calmness in thinking or acting; self-control.
compound1 made up of two or more parts or elements. [6 definitions]
compound sentence a sentence made of two or more independent clauses. The sentences are joined by a conjunction or semicolon. "The sky darkened, and the wind howled" is a compound sentence.
comprehend to understand or grasp the meaning of.
comprehension the act, process, or result of comprehending; understanding.
comprehensive including everything or almost everything; wide in range.
compress to press into less space; squeeze closely together. [3 definitions]
comprise to be made up of; consist of.
compromise a settlement of a disagreement in which each side gives up something, or the result of such a settlement. [3 definitions]
compulsory required or necessary.
compute to figure out or calculate by using arithmetic. [2 definitions]