What does comprise mean?

Definitions for comprise
kəmˈpraɪzcom·prise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consist, comprise(verb)

    be composed of

    "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?"

  2. incorporate, contain, comprise(verb)

    include or contain; have as a component

    "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"

  3. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. comprise(Verb)

    To be made up of; to consist of (especially a comprehensive list of parts).

    Etymology: From compris, past participle of comprendre, from comprehendere, contr. comprendere, past participle comprehensus; see comprehend. Compare apprise, reprise, surprise.

  2. comprise(Verb)

    To include, contain or embrace.

    Our committee comprises a president, secretary, treasurer and five other members.

    Etymology: From compris, past participle of comprendre, from comprehendere, contr. comprendere, past participle comprehensus; see comprehend. Compare apprise, reprise, surprise.

  3. comprise(Verb)

    To compose, to constitute. See usage note below.

    Etymology: From compris, past participle of comprendre, from comprehendere, contr. comprendere, past participle comprehensus; see comprehend. Compare apprise, reprise, surprise.

  4. comprise(Verb)

    To include, contain or embrace, but not implying an exhaustive list.

    Etymology: From compris, past participle of comprendre, from comprehendere, contr. comprendere, past participle comprehensus; see comprehend. Compare apprise, reprise, surprise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comprise(verb)

    to comprehend; to include

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Comprise

    kom-prīz′, v.t. to contain, include: to sum up.—adj. Compris′able.—n. Compris′al, the act of comprising.—p.adjs. Comprised′, included; Compris′ing, including. [Fr. compris, pa.p. of comprendre—L. comprehendĕre. See Comprehend.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comprise' in Verbs Frequency: #523

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How to say comprise in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comprise in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comprise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of comprise in a Sentence

  1. Francis M Faber Jr.:

    How many individuals comprise a typical flagstaff?

  2. Carl DeHaven:

    Our Own Worlds Each grain of sand is it's own entity. We re taught hat every grain, every snowflake, every flower, along with every other "thing" is a unique thing. Across the globe there are unique individuals that when combined comprise the human race. Even with our acceptance of our uniqueness, we at time envy others. Hopefully that passes and we return to being at peace with how we are. Living in individual "worlds" we continue to progress along our paths while combining to bring about the whole. Know that this is O'tay being your chosen self. KnowyerLoved, CWD

  3. Bhagavad Gita:

    Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action.

  4. Sergio Marchionne:

    These brands comprise the most significant portion of our revenues and our earnings.

  5. Stacy Brethauer:

    Like any systematic review, the findings are only as good as the studies that are used to comprise it, in this case, there are relatively few large studies done by a small number of researchers. Fortunately, the quality of the papers and the number of the patients overall helps to support the findings.

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