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English verb: comprise

1. comprise (stative) be composed of

SamplesThe land he conquered comprised several provinces.
What does this dish consist of?.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)be

2. comprise (stative) include or contain; have as a component

SamplesA totally new idea is comprised in this paper.
The record contains many old songs from the 1930's.

Synonymscontain, incorporate

Pattern of useSomething ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)include

3. comprise (stative) form or compose

SamplesThis 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.

Synonymsbe, constitute, make up, represent

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)compose, constitute, fall into, fall under, form, make, make, pose, present, range, straddle, supplement

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