Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Comprise (Page: 292)

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.

Comprise much matter in few words. Hocker.
Friendship does two souls in one comprise. Roscommon.
Syn. -- To embrace; include; comprehend; contain; encircle; inclose; involve; imply.