: provided free of charge : complimentary
We are all "sweetie" and "sweetheart" and "dear" to the Vegas management. We are all out for something: a comped meal, an angle.Joan Didion
see also comp entry 2

Examples of comped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But aside from a 50% discount on a data plan for a smartwatch, tablet, hotspot, or car-connectivity Hum device, most of the freebies that came in those plans are gone (such as Do More’s one free international-roaming TravelPass and Play More’s comped bundle of Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+). Rob Pegoraro, PCMAG, 16 May 2023 At the time, a source close to James told The Hollywood Reporter that the NBA star had received an email from Twitter offering a comped subscription, but James had never responded to it to accept the subscription. J. Clara Chan, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Apr. 2023 Those include a room discount or a comped meal at the hotel restaurant. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 3 Mar. 2023 In other cases, incentives such as comped meals or transport home help set a culture of working long hours. Jane Li, Quartz, 2 July 2021 In order to qualify for either the comped suite or the plane, Baha Mar must have been the guest’s first stop upon entering the Bahamas. Sandra Ramani, Robb Report, 23 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of comped was in 1981

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Cite this Entry

“Comped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comped. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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