Usage examples for comprise

  1. The Portland estates comprise 180, 000 acres, and his income is estimated at 160, 000l. – The Portland Peerage Romance by Charles J. Archard
  2. Did it not, in fact, comprise all human sentiments, all heavenly hopes? – Juana by Honore de Balzac
  3. Clearly his knowledge of all, as he described it, did not comprise the disgrace which I feared. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  4. The Spiritual Exercises comprise a whole library. – The Autobiography of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius Loyola
  5. The People- the toilers of the world, the producers- comprise, to me, the universe. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  6. Another act of faith will comprise the final chapter. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  7. I am a book that is being read, yet I am neither the pages nor the printing on the pages, but only the meaning inherent in the shapes and sequences of the letters that comprise the printing." – The Short Life by Francis Donovan
  8. They comprise the movements of the body of which we are conscious and which are controlled by the mind. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  9. Art should comprise every method that is likely to add to its scope, and the use of leit- motiven opens a vista of illimitable possibilities to the composer of the future. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  10. All these agencies comprise a distinctly modern phase of public activity. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  11. From time to time superficial articles have appeared in the Manila papers regarding the virtues of some plant or other and these books and articles comprise the whole literature on the subject up to this time. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  12. The supersubmersible flotillas should comprise fifty or sixty of these units. – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond
  13. Together, the two ideas comprise the program of the more advanced workers in all of the great imperial countries of the world. – The American Empire by Scott Nearing
  14. It ought to comprise, in his opinion, meat and beer. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  15. All charms, indeed, thou dost comprise; so who shall vie with thee And who shall blame me if for love of such a fair I'm sped? – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  16. The schools headed by Signac and Anquetin comprise numerous disciples and adherents. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  17. The six letters that comprise his name pursue every piano that is made. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  18. The sixty- four thousand Indians thus enumerated comprise substantially all the tribes and bands with which the government is obliged to contemplate the possibility of war. – The Indian Question (1874) by Francis A. Walker
  19. The preceding instructions comprise most of the everyday terms that a coxswain should know. – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann