Meaning of comprise
Pronunciation: (kum-prīz'), [key]
— -prised, -pris•ing.
- to include or contain: The Soviet Union comprised several socialist republics.
- to consist of; be composed of: The advisory board comprises six members.
- to form or constitute: Seminars and lectures comprised the day's activities.
- to consist of; be composed of: The sales network is comprised of independent outlets and chain stores.
- comprise (Thesaurus)