Definitions and translations for "comprise"

Definition of comprise

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1. To be made up of; to consist of (especially a comprehensive list of parts).
The whole comprises the parts.
The parts are comprised by the whole.
However, the passive voice of comprise must be employed carefully to make sense. Phrases such as "animals and cages are comprised by zoos" or "pitchers, catchers, and fielders are comprised by baseball teams" highlight the difficulty.
2. To include, contain or embrace.
Our committee comprises a president, secretary, treasurer and five other members.
3. To compose, to constitute. See usage note below.
A team is comprised of its members.
The members comprise the team.
4. To include, contain, or be made up of ("open-ended", doesn't limit to the items listed; cf. compose, which is "closed" and limits to the items listed)
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English - English - comprise

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v. include; be composed of
v. understand, comprehend, apprehend, realize; conceive, discern; comprise, include
adj. included, including; understood

English - Spanish - comprise

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v. comprender, abarcar, contener, encerrar, incluir; consistir de

English - French - comprise

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v. contenir, inclure, comprendre, comporter

English - German - comprise

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v. umfassen, beinhalten

English - Indonesian - comprise

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v. terdiri dr, meliputi, mengandung

English - Italian - comprise

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v. comprendere, includere, contenere; constare di, essere formato da

English - Polish - comprise

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v. zawierać, mieścić coś w sobie, zawrzeć

English - Portuguese - comprise

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v. compreender, englobar, incluir, abranger

English - Romanian - comprise

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v. cuprinde, include, conţine, încăpea, închide, însuma, întruni, umple

English - Russian - comprise

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г. включать, заключать в себе, вмещать, содержать, охватывать, входить в состав

English - Turkish - comprise

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f. kapsamak, içermek, içine almak, ihtiva etmek; oluşmak

English - Ukrainian - comprise

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v. включати, охоплювати, склад: входити до складу, обсягати, обнімати

French - English - comprise

feminine past participle of comprendre, agreed, included, understood, inclusive

English - Dutch - comprise

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ww. includeren; alles omvatten

English - Greek - comprise

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ρήμ. περιέχω, συμπεριλαμβάνω, περιλαμβάνω

English - Arabic - comprise

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‏شمل، تضمن، ألف، شكل، إشتمل‏

English - Chinese - comprise

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(动) 包含, 构成

English - Chinese - comprise

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(動) 包含, 構成

English - Hindi - comprise

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v. शामिल करना, दाखिल करना, समावेश करना

English - Japanese - comprise

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(動) 含む; 構成する

English - Korean - comprise

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동. 포함하다; 이루다

English - Vietnamese - comprise

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v. gồm có, gồm được, chứa đựng, bao hàm
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Synonyms for comprise
contain: involve, include, consist of, embrace, comprehend
Verb forms for comprise
Present participle: comprising
Present: comprise (3.person: comprises)
Past: comprised
Future: will comprise
Present conditional: would comprise
Present Perfect: have comprised (3.person: has comprised)
Past Perfect: had comprised
Future Perfect: will have comprised
Past conditional: would have comprised