Comprise Com*prise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comprised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comprising}.] [From F. compris, comprise, p. p. of comprendre, L. comprehendere. See {Comprehend}.] To comprehend; to include. [1913 Webster]

Comprise much matter in few words. --Hocker. [1913 Webster]

Friendship does two souls in one comprise. --Roscommon.

Syn: To embrace; include; comprehend; contain; encircle; inclose; involve; imply. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • comprising — index comprehensive, inclusive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • comprising — com·prise || kÉ™m praɪz v. include; be composed of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fort Greene Park — comprising 30.2 acres (122,000 m sup2;).The park includes the high ground where the Continental Army built Fort Putnam during the American Revolutionary War. The site was chosen and the construction supervised by General Nathanael Greene. During… …   Wikipedia

  • List of rulers of the Mossi state of Wogodogo — Comprising part of Burkina Faso, Wogodogo is the imperial premier Mossi State.Moogo naaba = Ruler Sources * See also *Burkina Faso **Mossi states ***Rulers of the Mossi state of Gurunsi ***Rulers of the Mossi… …   Wikipedia

  • Yale Babylonian Collection — Comprising some 45,000 items, the Yale Babylonian Collection is an independent branch of the Yale University Library housed on the Yale University campus in Sterling Memorial Library at New Haven, Connecticut, United States.Established by the… …   Wikipedia

  • heterogeneous — Comprising elements with various and dissimilar properties. * * * het·ero·ge·neous .het ə rə jē nē əs, .he trə , nyəs adj not uniform in structure or composition <tumors which have a heterogeneous composition by reason of structure and… …   Medical dictionary

  • hepatopancreas — Comprising a number of caeca lying alongside the hindgut which are involved in producing digestive enzymes and in absorbing the products of digestion [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. considerable proportion of the space within the body cavity (Fig. 7)… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Pôle Nord-Palais d'Été —    Comprising the north wing of covered markets built on rue Grétry in 1873 1874, which was used for commercial purposes until 1890, the Pôle Nord was inaugurated on 25 December 1893 as a skating rink and used as such from December to March each… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Wales —    Comprising the western peninsula of the island of Britain, Wales was officially part of England since 1536. The last independent Welsh prince, Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, died in 1283, after which Wales was administered directly by England and in… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Karenni States —    Comprising what is now Kayah (Karenni) State, they were five principalities under the authority of Karenni (Kayah) rulers who entered into a subordinate alliance with the British government outside of the sovereignty of British India in 1875.… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”