Meaning of “comprise” - Learner’s Dictionary

comprise

verb [ T ] uk us /kəmˈpraɪz/ formal
CONSIST

to consist of particular parts or members:

The orchestra was comprised of amateur and professional musicians.
FORM

to form part of something, especially a larger group:

Women comprise 15% of the police force.

(Definition of “comprise” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)