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English verb: compile

1. compile (possession) get or gather together


SamplesI am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife.
She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis.
She rolled up a small fortune.


Synonymsaccumulate, amass, collect, hoard, pile up, roll up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away, store


Narrower (hyponym)bale, catch, chunk, collect, come up, corral, fund, fund, lump, pull in, run up, scrape, scrape up, scratch

2. compile (creation) put together out of existing material


SamplesCompile a list.


Synonymscompose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)make


Narrower (hyponym)anthologise, anthologize, catalog, catalogue, cobble together, cobble up

3. compile (creation) use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)make









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