verb (used with object), com·prised, com·pris·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM comprisecom·pris·a·ble, adjectivecom·pris·al, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH comprisecompose, comprise (see usage note at the current entry)
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AllRight was founded by Oleg Oksyuk, and the team is comprised of people drawn from 51Talks, SkyEng, Cisco and Yandex.AllRight, an English language learning app for children, raises $5M from Genesis Investments|Mike Butcher|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
A new CEO will then be appointed by a new board comprised of managers from the three owners.Walmart is retreating from its effort to crack Japan’s retail market|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 16, 2020|Fortune
Most astronomers believed the spiral nebulae resided within the Milky Way galaxy, at the time believed to comprise the entire universe.
So the field will comprise the golfers who had qualified for the Masters by the March cut-off date, with a number of golfers who have played well in the PGA Tour’s return from its coronavirus hiatus sitting things out.The Masters in 2020 will be unlike any other. Here’s what you need to know.|Matt Bonesteel|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The good news is that the pandemic has also shed a brighter light on emerging electronic payment options such as Venmo, PayPal and Square Cash, which collectively comprise what is known as a “mobile wallet.”
According to data stretching from 1999 to 2011, African Americans have comprised 26 percent of all police-shooting victims.
The Coalition is comprised of labor unions, anti-war activists, clergy, and so-called black empowerment groups.As Michael Brown Grand Jury Winds Down, Is Ferguson on the Brink of War?|Ron Christie|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Older voters comprised the greatest increase in Republican voter share between the 2008 and 2012 election.
For Brand, getting these details while working on the film comprised a large part of her healing process.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1980, whites comprised 88 percent of the electorate, but in 2012 they were less than three-quarters of votes cast.
This organ comprised no less than ninety-five ranks of Mixture, including two stops of twenty-one and twenty ranks, respectively.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
The expedition presented a curious sight; it comprised 15 native barges or “cascoes” towed by seven tugs.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
French, the English Grammar, and the rudiments of Latin comprised the only systematic training which she received.The Childhood of Distinguished Women|Selina A. Bower
The white population of the territory now comprised in our city limits did not, in 1800, probably exceed 25.
All those things which any one can obtain himself without extraordinary effort, are not comprised within the scope of prayer.Mary, Help of Christians|Various