Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb comprise

3 senses of comprise

Sense 1
consist, comprise -- (be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 2
incorporate, contain, comprise -- (include or contain; have as a component; "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's")
       => include -- (have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers")

Sense 3
constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army")

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