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comp

noun \ ˈkämp \

Definition of comp

: a complimentary ticket; broadly : something provided free of charge

Examples of comp in a Sentence

  1. this hotel offers its guests more comps, including a free bottle of champagne, than most in its class

Origin and Etymology of comp

short for complimentary

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comp

verb \ ˈkämp \

Definition of comp

comped; comping; comps
: to provide with something free
  • a hotel comping celebrities for their rooms
; also : to provide free of charge
  • their meals were comped

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First Known Use of comp

1961

in the meaning defined above

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comp

verb \ ˈkəmp , ˈkämp \

Definition of comp

comped; comping; comps
: to punctuate and support a jazz solo with irregularly spaced chords

Origin and Etymology of comp

short for accompany


COMP Defined for English Language Learners

comp

Definition of comp for English Language Learners

  • : something that is given to someone (such as a customer) for free


Medical Dictionary

comp

abbreviation

medical Definition of comp



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