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compound (something) with (something else)

To add something to something else; to combine things. That protein powder tastes so bad that I have to compound it with something else.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

compound something with something

to unite some substance with another; to mix something with something else. Can this unpleasant medicine be compounded with something to make it palatable?
See also: compound
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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