Definitions for comprise

Definitions for (verb) comprise

Main entry: comprise, make up, be, represent, constitute

Definition: form or compose

Usage: 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

Main entry: comprise, incorporate, contain

Definition: include or contain; have as a component

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

Main entry: comprise, consist

Definition: be composed of

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

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