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      vb   tr  
1    to include; contain  
2    to constitute the whole of; consist of  
her singing comprised the entertainment     
     (C15: from French compris included, understood, from comprendre to comprehend)  
  comprisable      adj  
  comprisal      n  
The use of of after comprise should be avoided: the library comprises (not comprises of) 500000 books and manuscripts  
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1    be composed of, comprehend, consist of, contain, embrace, encompass, include, take in  
2    compose, constitute, form, make up  

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