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com·prise

comprise

 
 
pronunciation:
km praIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: comprises, comprising, comprised
definition 1: to include.
The fitness center comprises a gym, a pool, as well as racquetball courts.
synonyms:
contain, include
similar words:
compass, comprehend, cover, embrace, encompass, involve
definition 2: to consist of.
This list comprises the names of all the military personnel who died in the conflict.
 
synonyms:
consist of
similar words:
contain, cover, embody, enclose, encompass, include, incorporate, involve
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