to include or contain: The Soviet Union comprised several socialist republics.
to consist of; be composed of: The advisory board comprises six members.
to form or constitute: Seminars and lectures comprised the day's activities.
Idioms about comprise
be comprised of, to consist of; be composed of: The sales network is comprised of independent outlets and chain stores.
- com·pris·a·ble, adjective
- com·pris·al, noun
- compose, comprise (see usage note at the current entry)
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How to use comprise in a sentence
The Business Roundtable, a non-profit comprised of CEOs of major corporations, declared last year that it was changing its goal to focus on stakeholders.Why a very conservative Supreme Court will be bad for business | matthewheimer | October 13, 2020 | Fortune
This year more than ever, marketers need a robust view of their market and opportunities comprised of as much relevant, real-time consumer data as possible.BrightEdge launches market insights and shares updates on new purchasing behaviors | Jim Yu | October 9, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Broadcom has also committed not to enter into new agreements comprising such terms for a period of seven years.European antitrust regulators settle with Broadcom a year after ‘interim measures’ flex | Natasha Lomas | October 7, 2020 | TechCrunch
Cloud also facilitates access to automation and AI tools, advances that drive performance in IT operations and network management and generate the data that comprise much of 5G’s intrinsic enterprise value.
The ’ four episodes are structurally different than their predecessors, each clocking in at 90 minutes long and covering three months at a time, rather than the rapid 45-minute slice-of-life snippets that comprise the bulk of the show.
Legatus is a non-profit organization comprising more than 4,000 members, including individuals and professional organizations.After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage | Abby Haglage | June 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Perhaps they secretly want Schakowsky, who has represented the district comprising much of Chicago since 1990.Fringe Factor: Rep Stands by Call for AIDS Quarantine | Caitlin Dickson | March 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Women have made great strides, he argued, for instance now comprising more than half of the students at medical and law schools.
Comprising a record 19 percent of the electorate, young people were a key demographic.
Archery is growing in popularity as a recreational pursuit, now comprising more than a fifth of hunting licenses sold nationwide.
He sold accommodations for man and beast, the former comprising plenty of whiskey, the latter plenty of hay.Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
At Kotur he held a position of high strategic importance; and he commanded a considerable following, comprising some 2000 horse.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
A beautiful series, comprising six volumes, square 16mo., with eight tinted Engravings in each volume.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions | George S. Boutwell
There are upwards of six thousand in our state, comprising about eleven hundred families.The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
A portion, even, of those persons comprising the exceptional cases just enumerated, have not thereby attained to spiritual peace.The Sexual Life of the Child | Albert Moll
British Dictionary definitions for comprise
to include; contain
to constitute the whole of; consist of: her singing comprised the entertainment
- comprisable, adjective
- comprisal, noun
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