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]

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