Definition of COMPRISE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) 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. (

    ) 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" ;

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