Definitions of comprise

  1. To comprehend; contain; include. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To contain, include. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To include; consist of; embrace. Comprize. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. To comprehend; to include. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To include; to contain. See Prize. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To include within itself; to comprehend; to contain or embrace. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for comprise

  1. Art should comprise every method that is likely to add to its scope, and the use of leit- motiven opens a vista of illimitable possibilities to the composer of the future. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  2. From time to time superficial articles have appeared in the Manila papers regarding the virtues of some plant or other and these books and articles comprise the whole literature on the subject up to this time. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera