Origin of compfrom accompany
Origin of compfrom complimentary
- to give as a comp
- to give a comp to
- compiled (by)
intransitive verbcomped, comp·ing, comps
Origin of compShort for accompany
- Something of value, such as a ticket for admission or a book, given free of charge: The first caller to the radio station received four comps to a rock concert.
- A person who receives something of value free of charge: The audience at the play consisted of 80 paying customers and 20 comps.
- comped, comp·ing, comps To give (someone) something of value, such as a ticket or a hotel room, free of charge: Each performer was allowed to comp two guests.
- To give (something of value, such as a ticket or a hotel room) free of charge: The customers' meal was comped after they complained about the service.
Origin of compShort for complimentary
- A competition.
- (UK) A comprehensive school
- A complimentary ticket or item
- A comparable.
- A computer, especially a desktop computer
- A composite, a composition
- A comptroller.
- A comprehensive examination.
- A compile.
- A compilation.
- A comprehensive layout, a graphic design showing final proposed layout of text and images.
(third-person singular simple present comps, present participle comping, simple past and past participle comped)
- (law) Abbreviation of compensation.
This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in case citations. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Case Names and Institutional Authors in Citations", Table T6, p. 430-431.
comp - Computer Definition
(COMPare) An external DOS/Windows command that compares two files of the same size for identical content and reports up to 10 mismatches. The default command displays the mismatched characters and their location in hexadecimal. Adding the /l (line) and /a (ASCII) parameters as in the example below shows the line number of the location and the characters in ASCII text. An alternate compare command is FC (see Fc). See file compare. comp red.txt green.txt /l /a