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composite

com·pos·ite

composite

 
 
pronunciation:
km pa ziht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: composed of separate elements or factors.
The composite score is the total of your verbal and math scores.
synonyms:
compound
similar words:
blinded, combined, complex, consolidated, manifold, miscellaneous, mixed, mixed-up, synthesized
definition 2: belonging to a family of plants that includes daisies, dandelions, and asters, in which florets are densely clustered in a head that appears to be a single flower.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something composed of separate elements, esp. a combination of elements that has structural or functional properties not found in its separate parts; compound.
synonyms:
amalgam, composition, compost, compound
antonyms:
element
similar words:
aggregate, alloy, blend, combination, concoction, consolidation, intermixture, manifold, mixture, synthesis, union
definition 2: a visual image, esp. a photograph, composed of several individual pictures.
similar words:
mosaic
definition 3: a composite plant.
derivations: compositely (adv.), compositeness (n.)
Word Parts
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.