compostnoun [ U ]uk /ˈkɒm.pɒst/ us /ˈkɑːm.poʊst/
verb [ T ] uk us
- Compost is like dung – full of nutrients for the soil.
- Crops were fertilized using animal manure and compost.
- People also use animal waste, dead plants, and old food to make compost.
- People use compost in their gardens to make the soil better.