Definition Of comprise


consist of; be made up of.

the country comprises twenty states

Example Of comprise

  • A dog is not the same animal as a cat just because both species are comprised of different breeds.

  • A fuller treatment of the documents which comprise the Treaty can be found here.

  • A task force comprising doctors and nurses was trained and a simple disease management system was adopted.

  • Aspiring competitive athletes comprise only a portion of Cunningham's business.

  • Direct purchases by state and local governments now comprise nearly 10 percent of GDP.

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