Definition of comprise


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • comprise is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 14 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • comprise is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of comprise

  • form or compose (verb)

    Examples

    1. These few men comprise his entire army

    Synonyms

    1. be
    2. constitute
    3. make up
    4. represent

  • be composed of (verb)

    Examples

    1. The land he conquered comprised several provinces

    Synonyms

    1. consist

  • include or contain; have as a component (verb)

    Examples

    1. A totally new idea is comprised in this paper

    Synonyms

    1. contain
    2. incorporate

See definition of comprise in Merriam Webster