Com*prise" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Comprised (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Comprising.] [From F. compris, comprise, p. p. of comprendre, L. comprehendere. See Comprehend.]

To comprehend; to include.

Comprise much matter in few words. Hocker.

Friendship does two souls in one comprise. Roscommon.

Syn. -- To embrace; include; comprehend; contain; encircle; inclose; involve; imply.

 

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