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com·pos·ite

composite

 
 
pronunciation:
km pa ziht
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part of speech: adjective
definition: made up of several parts.
The composite score is the total of your verbal and math scores.
synonyms:
compound
similar words:
blinded, combined, complex, consolidated, mixed
derivations: compositely (adv.), compositeness (n.)
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The word composite contains the following parts:
-ite1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means in a state or condition (produced by the action denoted by the verb base)
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The suffix -ite1 attaches to Latin roots, as most English adjectives ending in -ite1 are loanwords from Latin, specifically from past participles of verbs formed with the suffix -itus.