Meaning of comprise

Definition of comprise

(verb) be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?"
include or contain; have as a component; "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"
form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"

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