com-

with, together

Usage

  • commiserate

    If you commiserate with someone, you show them pity or sympathy because something bad or unpleasant has happened to them.

  • incommensurate

    One thing that is incommensurate with another is different in its level, size, or quality from the second; this may lead to an unfair situation.

  • compendium

    A compendium is a detailed collection of information on a particular or specific subject, usually in a book.

  • recompense

    When you offer recompense to someone, you give them something, usually money, for the trouble or loss that you have caused them or as payment for their help.

  • incompatible

    If two people are incompatible, they do not get along, tend to disagree, and are unable to cooperate with one another.

  • noncommittal

    If you are being noncommittal on an issue, you are not revealing what your opinion is and are being reserved on purpose.

  • compel

    When you compel someone to do something, you force or drive them to do it.

  • complement

    A complement to something else finishes it or brings it into a fuller state.

  • compilation

    A compilation is a gathering together of various things from many sources.

  • compensate

    When you compensate someone, you either pay him for work that he has done or make up for something that you have done to him.

  • committee

    A committee is a group of people that meets to talk about important things, figure out problems, and make choices.

  • compassion

    When you show compassion for someone who is upset, you take the time to listen to them and try to help them.

  • combine

    When two or more things combine, they join or come together.

  • accompany

    When you accompany another person, you go along with them as their friend or partner to do something, such as go for a walk.

  • companion

    A companion is a friend with whom you spend time doing things.

  • compare

    When you compare two things, you find out how those things are like—and not like—each other.

  • complimentary

    If you are complimentary to someone, you say nice things to them, such as how smart they are or how beautiful they look.

  • compact

    Things that are compact take up a very small amount of space or are neatly packed together.

  • competition

    A competition is a match or game between people; each side tries its hardest to win.

  • commentary

    Commentary is when a reporter talks about an event as it is happening or is giving their opinion about a past event.

  • combative

    inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

  • commensurate

    corresponding in size or degree or extent

  • compatible

    able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination

  • compete

    compete for something

  • compliance

    acting according to certain accepted standards

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