- to compose (type).
Origin of comp1
- a ticket, book, service, etc., provided free of charge to specially chosen recipients.
- complimentary; free of charge: I received a comp copy of her book.
- to provide with a comp: Some casinos comped the biggest spenders, providing rooms and meals on the house.
- to provide free of charge: His meals and drinks at the hotel were often comped.
Origin of comp2
- to accompany a soloist with a succession of irregularly spaced chords that punctuate the rhythm.
Origin of comp3
Origin of comp4
- compensation: workers' comp; unemployment comp.
Origin of comp5
Related Words for compcomplimentary, ticket, search, attempt, final, evaluation, analysis, standard, trial, experiment, inquiry, investigation, assessment, approval, inspection, check, admiration, applause, commendation, homage
Examples from the Web for comp
Contemporary Examples of comp
Liberian taxes will be initially be deducted, but “MAY be comp'd” considering the “high priority International situation.”$10,000 a Month for Ebola Fighters
October 7, 2014
But a bigger problem is that employers know why people get a PhD in Comp Lit or Religious Studies: so they can be a professor.What's the Use of a PhD?
February 21, 2013
Co-producer Margaret Young added that she would be more than happy to comp Romney and Huntsman copies of the film.Mormons Wrestle With a Racist Past
August 2, 2011
LinkedIn is like a comp in real estate: the price that will help determine the worth of homes in that same neighborhood.LinkedIn's Market 'Insanity'
May 19, 2011
Yet corporate executives who create value get taxed in full on their comp packages.The Secret Billionaire Tax Break
June 9, 2010
Historical Examples of comp
“Notscha,” No. 18); the second is the mother of Yang Oerlang (comp.
No. 17); the third is the mother of the planet Jupiter (comp.
The house was full of comp'ny, and more kept coming all the time.Cape Cod Stories
Joseph C. Lincoln
Folks used to laugh and say we was keepin' comp'ny, even then.Keziah Coffin
Joseph C. Lincoln
For his view of bodily beauty as a sign of beauty of soul, comp.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
- a compositor
- an accompanist
- an accompaniment
- a competition
- (intr) to work as a compositor in the printing industry
- to play an accompaniment (to)