Hypertext Webster Gateway: "comprising"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Comprise \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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