Definitions for: Comprise

[v] 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"
[v] 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"
[v] be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"

Webster (1913) Definition: Com*prise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Comprised; p. pr. &
vb. n. Comprising.] [From F. compris, comprise, p. p. of
comprendre, L. comprehendere. See Comprehend.]
To comprehend; to include.

Comprise much matter in few words. --Hocker.

Friendship does two souls in one comprise. --Roscommon.

Syn: To embrace; include; comprehend; contain; encircle;
inclose; involve; imply.

Synonyms: be, consist, constitute, contain, incorporate, make up, represent

See Also: compose, fall into, fall under, form, include, make, pose, present, range, straddle, supplement

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