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The former are used for distant operations and comprise nine vessels.

They seem to me to comprise a course, both going and returning.

A few minor contusions and a scratch or so comprise all his hurts.

The address should comprise the street number, the city, and the state.

It seemed to comprise so thoroughly both the spirit and the letter of discipline.

Domestic hats also comprise a wide range of styles and prices.

It did not comprise a complete suit, but was extremely welcome.

The present exhibition does not comprise a vast number of objects.

And you will swear that these comprise all the papers he had on his person?

They comprise about one-half of the stars visible to the naked eye.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to include," from Old French compris, past participle of comprendre "to contain, comprise" (12c.), from Latin comprehendere (see comprehend). Related: Comprised; comprising.

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